Francisco Pascual Obama Asue

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Francisco Pascual Eyegue Obama Asue
Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea
Assumed office
23 June 2016
PresidentTeodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Preceded byVicente Ehate Tomi
Personal details
Born (1949-04-21) April 21, 1949 (age 73)[citation needed]
Political partyDemocratic Party

Francisco Pascual Eyegue Obama Asue is an Equatoguinean politician who has been Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea since 23 June 2016.[1][2] Prior to holding this position, he was the Minister of Health and Social Welfare and also the Minister of Trade. During his time as Minister of Trade he is known to have forbid the imports of products made in Cameroon - a neighbouring country- because of his ties with Spanish import companies in the country. Since he was appointed Prime Minister in 2015, corruption has increased in the public administration, and most cabinet members recommended by him, including the presidential advisors or Consejeros, are known to be an example of unskilled people holding the top responsibilities[3] and Minister of Sports.[4] He is not related to former U.S. president Barack Obama.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nguema Mbasogo, Obiang (23 June 2016). "Francisco Pascual Obama Asue named Prime Minister". Equatorial Guinea's Press and Information Office. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  2. ^ Ndong Bma, Anatolio (25 June 2016). "Ambassador to UNO congratulates Francisco Pascual Obama Asue". Equatorial Guinea's Press and Information Office. Archived from the original on 16 August 2017. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, Equatorial Guinea's minister of health and social welfare spoke with Clottey". VOA. 14 September 2010. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  4. ^ Wilson, Jonathan (12 February 2015). "Letter from Equatorial Guinea: forget human rights – here comes the football". NewStatesman. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Equatorial Guinea
2016–present
Incumbent