HomeHot NewsPeter Mafany Musonge officially resigns from the government.
The announcement of the withdrawal of the head of the National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism was made yesterday by the national newspaper Crtv.
After his retirement as the head of the parliamentary group of the Rdpc in the Senate, Peter Mafany Musonge officially resigned yesterday as a member of the senate.
The announcement was read on the national TV yesterday.
M. Mafany was replaced by his deputy, Dima Gabriel, from the Central Region. He is a businessman with a reputation established in Limbe in the South West
President Paul Biya appointed by decree on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Peter Mafany Musonge, an English-speaking member of the ruling Democratic People’s Republic of Cameroon (RDPC) and former prime minister (1996-2004).
He was assisted as vice-president by Oumarou Djika Saidou, a former official of the Ministry of Mines. Thirteen other personalities, David Abouem A Tchoyi, former governor of the English-speaking regions of the North-West and South-West, Abbé Jean-Marie Bodo, Benjamin Mutanga Itoe, former Minister of Transport and Justice, Or Ama Tutu Muna.
The latter, Secretary of State for Trade and then Minister of Arts and Culture until October 2015, is also the sister of Bernard Muna, former presidential candidate, and Akere Muna, who is considering a candidacy for the presidency in 2018.
Following the demonstrations in the English-speaking areas of the country since October 2016, Paul Biya decided on 23 January 2017 to create the Cnpbm, with the task of monitoring and Constitutional provisions making English and French two official languages of equal value in Cameroon. It must also receive any request denouncing discrimination between anglophones and francophones.