A presidential decree signed this Tuesday, 14th August 2018 named Patrick Kum Bong Akwa as the new chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Cameroon Water Utilities Company, Camwater.
The appointment was made public during of extra ordinary board meeting of the corporation.
During the meeting, two presidential decrees were read; the first appointed, Patrick Kum Bong Akwa as a member of the board of directors of Camwater while the second decree that was made public moment later, promoted him to Chairman of the board of directors of Camwater.
The new board chair was installed by the Minister of Water and Energy, Gaston Eloundou Essomba. The 59 year old new board chair is an agricultural engineer and has several publications to his credit. He takes over from Jérôme Obi Eta.
He has been commissioned less than six months after the Cameroon Water Utilities company absorbed Camerounaise des eaux to become the lone company in charge of production, treatment and distribution of pipe borne water in throughout the national territory.