The socioeconomic, cultural, environmental and sports development of the Centre Regions now lies in the hands of Gilbert Tsimi Evouna.
He has been officially sworn-in as the Centre Regional Council President marking the start of his mission as stipulated by Law.
The New Regional Council President took the oath of office at the Centre Court of Appeal in Yaounde this Wednesday January 13, 2021.
The solemn swearing in ceremony of the Centre Regional Council President was presided over by Chief Justice Christine Mekoulou Cunegonde Ngoty, President of the Court.
State dignitaries from the Centre region including members of Government, Members of the Constitutional Council led by its President, Members of Parliament turned out in large numbers to witness the historic event.
Who Is Gilbert Tsimi Evouna
He is architect who is created for modernising Yaounde within the last decade while he was the Government Delegate to the Yaoundé City Council, before the nominative post replaced by the elective office of city Mayor.
Born in 1944 in Oyom-Abang in Yaounde, Centre region, Gilbert Tsimi Evouna is the Treasurer General of the Central Committee of the ruling Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement, CPDM Party. He member of the Central committee of the CPDM his political party and Delegation head for the Mfoundi Division.
He trained in Cameroon and abroad as an architect and civil engineer. He had worked as deputy Government Delegate before being promoted and was the last the Hold the position in Yaounde.
The State Persecutor of the Centre Court of Appeal outlined the rich professional experience of the new Regional Council President who is expected to work for the promotion of development and peace in Yaounde, seat of state institutions.
Missions of Regional Council President
Gilbert Tsimi Evouna has been reminded to carry out his functions in keeping with the dispositions of the rules and regulations of the land and in the spirit of the oath he has taken.
He is expected to ensure collaboration with the different stakeholders of the region to ensure sustainable development and consequently fast tact the effective implementation of decentralisation as spelt out in the 2019 law.
The Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal for the Centre has told the President of the new Centre Regional Council to pay particular attention to sustainable environmental management while carrying out his missions of developing the region.
The new Centre Regional Council President, Gilbert Tsimi Evouna has been reminded to work in collaboration with the Governor of the Region who is the Representative of the Head of State in the Region and the stay in contact with the local population for harmonious development in line with Government strategy.