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Cameroon: President Biya Appoints Board of Directors for Newly Established SONAMINES
Category :- Environment Author :- L J KINGAH 
Posted on April 15, 2021, 3:42 pm
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Cameroon National Mining Corporation – SONAMINES which was created on December 14th, 2020 through a presidential decree has gotten its board of Directors.

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According to the Presidential decree, the 11 members of the Board are: Blaise Moussa designated by the President of the Republic, Jean-Claude Ayem Moger was appointed as the representative of the Presidency of the Republic, Jean-Pierre Eloundou will be representing the Prime Minister's Office, and Serge Champlain Meyanga Bitoumou was appointed as representative of the Ministry of Finance.

Appointed as the representative of the Ministry of Mines is Agbor Kareen Onjong, Jean Marcel is representative of the Ministry of Scientific Research, Paul Tchawa will be representing the Ministry of Environment, Eric Benoît Dikanda was appointed as the representative of the Ministry of Transport, and Léon Chantal Ambassa will be representing the Ministry of State Property, while Brusil Miranda Martine Metou will be serving as the Ministry of Trade’s representative in SONAMINES’ board of director.


Meantime, the chairman, general manager, and a deputy general manager of this board have not been appointed. But, the decree stated that the name of the elected staff representative is still to be “communicated to the Chairman of the Board of Directors in due course”.
Addressing the various problems identified in Cameroon’s mineral exploitation was the push objective that led to the establishment of SONAMINES. It is a publicly owned company. Following its establishment, it was placed under the supervision of the Ministry of Mines – MINMIDT.

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President Paul Biya signed the decree appointing this 11-man team yesterday April 14th, 2021. Their appointment is three years term and renewable once.

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Tagged Keywords: Minmidt, Cameroon, Sonamines
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