Joseph Dion Ngute
|9th Prime Minister of Cameroon|
|Assumed office |
4 January 2019
|Preceded by||Philémon Yang|
|Born||12 March 1954|
Bongong Barombi, British Cameroons
|Alma mater||University of Warwick|
University of Yaounde
Joseph Dion Ngute (born March 12, 1954) is a Cameroonian politician currently serving as the 9th Prime Minister of Cameroon, following his appointment in January 2019. He succeeded Philémon Yang, who had held the post since 2009.
Ngute was born in southwest Cameroon, in Bongong Barombi. From 1966 to 1971, he studied at the Lycée Bilingue de Buéa, where he obtained the A-Level from the General Certificate of Education Advanced Level. From 1973 to 1977, he attended graduate school at the University of Yaoundé and obtained a law degree. Then, from 1977 to 1978, he enrolled at Queen Mary University in London, where he obtained a master's degree in law. And, from 1978 to 1982, he followed the Ph.D program in law at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom.
Since 1980, he has been a professor at the University of Yaoundé II. In 1991, he served as the director of the Advanced School of Administration and Magistracy. In 1997, he entered government, serving as the Minister Delegate to the Minister of External Relations. In March 2018 he was appointed Minister of special duties at the Presidency of the Republic.
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