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List of prime ministers of Cameroon

This is a list of Prime Ministers of Cameroon since the country gained independence from France in 1960 to the present day.

The current Prime Minister of Cameroon is Joseph Ngute, since 4 January 2019.

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No. Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Tenure Political affiliation President(s)
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Cameroun
1 Ahmadou Ahidjo
(1924–1989)
  1 January 1960 5 May 1960 125 days UC Himself
2 Charles Assalé
(1911–1999)
  15 May 1960 1 October 1961 1 year, 139 days UC Ahidjo
Federal Republic of Cameroon
East Cameroon
1 Charles Assalé
(1911–1999)
  1 October 1961 19 June 1965 3 years, 261 days UC Ahidjo
2 Vincent de Paul Ahanda
(1918–1975)
  19 June 1965 20 November 1965 154 days UC Ahidjo
3 Simon Pierre Tchoungui
(1916–1997)
  20 November 1965 2 June 1972 6 years, 195 days UC / UNC Ahidjo
West Cameroon
1 John Ngu Foncha
(1916–1999)
  1 October 1961 13 May 1965 3 years, 224 days KNDP Ahidjo
2 Augustine Ngom Jua
(1929–1977)
  13 May 1965 11 November 1968 3 years, 182 days KNDP / UNC Ahidjo
3 Salomon Tandeng Muna
(1912–2002)
  11 January 1968 2 June 1972 4 years, 143 days UNC Ahidjo
United Republic of Cameroon
Post abolished (2 June 1972 – 30 June 1975)
1 Paul Biya
(1933–)
  30 June 1975 6 November 1982
(become President.)
7 years, 129 days UNC Ahidjo
2 Bello Bouba Maigari
(1947–)
  6 November 1982 22 August 1983 289 days UNC Biya
3 Luc Ayang
(1947–)
  22 August 1983 25 January 1984 156 days UNC Biya
Republic of Cameroon
Post abolished (25 January 1984 – 26 April 1991)
1 Sadou Hayatou
(1942–2019)
  26 April 1991 9 April 1992 349 days RDPC Biya
2 Simon Achidi Achu
(1934–)
  9 April 1992 19 September 1997 4 years, 163 days RDPC Biya
3 Peter Mafany Musonge
(1942–)
  19 September 1997 8 December 2004 8 years, 80 days RDPC Biya
4 Ephraïm Inoni
(1947–)
  8 December 2004 30 June 2009 4 years, 204 days RDPC Biya
5 Philémon Yang
(1947–)
  30 June 2009 4 January 2019 9 years, 188 days RDPC Biya
6 Joseph Ngute
(1954–)
  4 January 2019 Incumbent 226 days RDPC Biya

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