April 1, 2023



Cameroon President, Paul Biya, marks 40 years in workplace

President Paul Biya, at the moment the longest serving President on this planet and his supporters, have marshalled out plans for an elaborate occasion to mark his fortieth anniversary of his coming into energy and main one of many crucial nations in Africa.

The occasion scheduled for Sunday, would see, Biya marking his 40 years in workplace, as elected President, solely subsequent to Hassanal Bolkiah ibni Omar Ali Saifuddien III, the Sultan of Brunei, since 1967, who turned Prime Minister in 1984 and Margrethe Alexandrine, Queen of Denmark, who’s unelected.

Voice of America, studies that the Cameroon Individuals’s Democratic Motion (CPDM) dispatched occasion officers to cities and villages on Thursday to organise conferences and rally help for Biya, who turned 89th in February, making him Africa’s oldest and second longest-serving chief after Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who has been in energy since 1979.

The actions had been nonetheless held in Biya’s absence, as a result of he lives in Switzerland, studies say of the President, who’s believed to be battling some age-related illnesses and who had refused to surrender energy to the youthful generations even in his occasion.

Biya, who took over as president of Cameroon in 1982, succeeding the nation’s first President, Ahmadou Ahijo, had served as Prime Minister since 1975 and regardless of opposition occasion accusations of heavy election rigging, has received all multi-party elections since 1992, with tons of of protesters killed in 2008, one 12 months after he introduced his intention to abolish the two-term restrict in 2007.

The Nationwide Meeting voted on the constitutional revision in 2008, and Mr Biya was re-elected with 78% of the vote in 2011.

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