H.E Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute has been tasked by the Head Of State Paul Biya to preside over the opening ceremony of the African Nations Championship, mysoccer24.com has learned.
The opening ceremony of the African Nations Championship obtains on Saturday the 16 of January, with host nation Cameroon to face Zimbabwe.
This will be one of the rare moment’s the head of state will be out of a major footballing jamboree hosted by Cameroon. H.E Ahmadou Ahidjo was present in opener of the Men’s AFCON (1972), and the Women’s AFCON (2016) was graced by current President, Paul Biya.
For starters, 66 year old Joseph Dion Ngute is a well furnished 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.