The first thing an Akere-Maimo aide would tell you is that they enjoy the soft-spoken nature of the young communicator. Others have described him as a gentleman who is intimately attached to whatever job he is doing. His glittering smile quickly attracts attention, but his intellectual strength puts this lover of arts on the rails of the communication profession Akere has chosen. Even at the Yaounde-based Malaria Consortium-Cameroon Coalition Against Malaria (MC-CCAM) organization where he is Advocacy and Communication Officer, colleagues would confirm Akere breeds ingenuity. Yet, fewer know the Health Communication specialist is a talented singer, who is soon emerging with a maiden album. He can occasionally be caught at a Yaounde Monte Juvence recording studio packaging what will be an explosive LB in the coming months. TIPTOPSTARS’ editor Ernest Kanjo strolled into Akere’s career to find out more about his project. The chat with the Sacred Heart College Mankon SHC old boy was exciting...More
"....fact of equal importance is the stunning laziness observed in the degree of sophistication of the musical ear of the Cameroonian public. It is rather disappointing to realize that such a public is yet to join the ranks of the "aware" who, when it comes to listening and appreciating music, have forever acquired a praising refinement.....One cannot discern these things when too busy wiggling continuously, abundantly sweating all over the place, with the brains held hostage by the vapors of alcohol. And that is where the problem lies. Listening to music is a true treatment session; a session to practice the art of living. It is the equivalent of reading a good book, a good story intelligently conceived by the author. The pleasure is indescribable. Here, there is an elevating element pulling the psycho-emotional resources of the individual up, that is, toward fulfillment. A flower is blossoming in this process both sophisticated and beautiful! Music is far from being a simple media for the auditory pleasure. It happens to be one of the most mysterious forces given to mankind, provided the realm of such force is understood....."