WHO IS DION NGUTE, THE NEW PRIME MINISTER???
The new head of government has more than three decades of senior administration.
Cameroon, for a few minutes, to its eighth Prime Minister of history. Joseph Dion Ngute was appointed January 2019, by decree signed by the President of the Republic, Paul Biya. The now ex-minister in charge of Mission to the Presidency of the Republic replaces Philemon Yang, who spent 10 years at the Star Building.
The new head of government is a character little known to the general public. He was born on March 12, 1954 in Bongongo Barombi in Ndian Department, Southwest Region. After high school, he did it at the bilingual Lycée of Buea between 1966 and 1971 where he came out with a GCE Advanced Level.
From 1973 to 1977, he studied at the University where he obtained a law degree. The rest is in England, at Queen Mary College London. A passage culminating in a Master Degree in 1978. From 1978 to 1982, he followed the Ph.D. program in Law at the University of Warwick in Great Britain.
A university professor, he has been a lecturer since 1980 at the University of Yaoundé. On June 19, 1986, he was appointed Deputy Director General of the National Center for Administration and Judiciary (CENAM). On March 11, 1991, he became Director General of the ENAM (School of Administration and Judiciary) cumulatively with his duties as Acting Director General of CENAM (1993 – 1995).
On December 7, 1997, he became Minister Delegate to the Minister of External Relations in charge of the Commonwealth. Joseph Dion Ngute was until his appointment, Minister in charge of Missions to the Presidency of the Republic. He is the 8th Prime Minister of the history of independent Cameroon after Paul Biya, Maïgari Bello Bouba, Luc Ayang, Sadou Hayatou, Simon Achidi Achu, Peter Mafany Musonge, Ephraim Inoni and Philemon Yang.