BREAKING NEWS – Dion Ngute Joseph is appointed new Prime Minister of Cameroon
The head of state, President Paul Biya has appointed Joseph Dion Ngute as the new Prime Minister of the Republic of Cameroon.
He was appointed by Presidential decree. He was later seen in a short video (Below) thanking the president for this honour.
It is worth noting that Mr Dion Ngute was born on 12 March 1954, in Ndian, SW region. Yesterday 03 Jan 2019, Mr Dion was Minister in charge of Special duties at the Presidency.
The same yesterday, his residence was burnt to ashes by Amba Boys in his native Bobongo, Ekondo Titi sub division in the Ndian division of the South West region of Cameroon.
Today he has been appointed Prime Minister. This is a man who understands the anglophone crisis. He is a son of the soil, a royal highness, ruler of his tribe, and therefore a great instrument for solving this problem in the two regions.
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HRH Dr Dion Ngute is the 9th Prime Minister of Cameroon, following his appointment in Jan 2019. He succeeded Philémon Yang.
HRH Dr. Joseph Dion NGUTE was born on 12 March 1954, in Ndian, SW region. He was appointed the PRIME MINISTER of Cameroon on 04 Jan 2019. President Biya appointed him as someone who understands the security problems in the two anglophone regions.
Before that, he was appointed Minister Delegate to the Minister of External Relations in December 1997 with special responsibility for cooperation with member countries in the Commonwealth, a Cabinet position he held for over a decade.
In particular, he represented Cameroon at the U.N Human Rights Council, Geneva as well as the Africa Commission for Human and people’s Rights in Banjul, Gambia.
As a member of the U.N. sponsored Cameroon/Nigeria Mixed Commission, he participated in the negotiations leading to the implementation of the I.C.J decision on the boundary dispute between Cameroon and Nigeria of October 10, 2002. These negotiations culminated in the handing over of the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon by Nigeria on August 14th 2008. He also led the Cameroonian delegation to negotiations that led to the creation of the African Union from the O.A.U. He is also the Cameroonian lead negotiator within the Gulf of Guinea Commission.
Before entering the Government, Dr. Joseph Dion NGUTE was the Director General of the National School of Administration and Magistracy where he was responsible for the training of senior personnel in Public Administration, Finance and the Judiciary. He served in that position for ten years. Dr. Dion NGUTE is holder of a Ph.D. in law from Warwick University, England, an LL.M from the University of London, England.