List of Prime Ministers of Cameroon

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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Cameroon
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Incumbent
Philémon Yang

since 30 June 2009
Appointer Paul Biya,
as President of Cameroon
Inaugural holder Ahmadou Ahidjo
Formation 1 January 1960
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Cameroon
Foreign relations

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Cameroon since the formation of the post of Prime Minister in 1960, to the present day.

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Political parties

Prime Ministers of Cameroon[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Political Party
Took Office Left Office Time in Office
Republic of Cameroun
1 Ahmadou Ahidjo.jpg Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
1 January 1960 5 May 1960 125 days UC
2 Noimage.png Charles Assalé
(1911–1999)
15 May 1960 1 October 1961[1] 1 year, 139 days UC
Federal Republic of Cameroon
East Cameroon
1 Noimage.png Charles Assalé
(1911–1999)
1 October 1961 19 June 1965 3 years, 261 days UC
2 Noimage.png Vincent de Paul Ahanda
(1918–1975)
19 June 1965 20 November 1965 154 days UC
3 Noimage.png Simon Pierre Tchoungui
(1916–1997)
20 November 1965 2 June 1972 6 years, 195 days UC / UNC
West Cameroon
1 John Ngu Foncha (1964).jpg John Ngu Foncha
(1916–1999)
1 October 1961 13 May 1965 3 years, 224 days KNDP
2 Noimage.png Augustine Ngom Jua
(1929–1977)
13 May 1965 11 January 1968 2 years, 243 days KNDP / UNC
3 Noimage.png Salomon Tandeng Muna
(1912–2002)
11 January 1968 2 June 1972 4 years, 143 days UNC
United Republic of Cameroon
Post abolished (2 June 1972–30 June 1975)
1 Paul Biya 2014.png Paul Biya
(1933–)
30 June 1975 6 November 1982[2] 7 years, 129 days UNC
2 Noimage.png Bello Bouba Maigari
(1947–)
6 November 1982 22 August 1983 289 days UNC
3 Noimage.png Luc Ayang
(1947–)
22 August 1983 25 January 1984 156 days UNC
Republic of Cameroon
Post abolished (25 January 1984–26 April 1991)
1 Noimage.png Sadou Hayatou
(1942–)
26 April 1991 9 April 1992 349 days RDPC
2 Noimage.png Simon Achidi Achu
(1934–)
9 April 1992 19 September 1996 4 years, 163 days RDPC
3 Noimage.png Peter Mafany Musonge
(1942–)
19 September 1996 8 December 2004 8 years, 80 days RDPC
4 Marquardt and Inoni.JPG Ephraïm Inoni
(1947–)
8 December 2004 30 June 2009 4 years, 204 days RDPC
5 Prime Minister of Cameroon (4720521915) cropped.jpg Philémon Yang
(1947–)
30 June 2009 Incumbent 7 years, 301 days RDPC

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Became Prime Minister of East Cameroon in the Federal Republic of Cameroon
  2. ^ Became President after the resignation of Ahidjo

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