Elected SG of the International Civil Protection Organization Mariatou Yap thanks Paul Biya and his government
She spoke live on Canal 2 Internationale a few hours after her election to the post of Secretary General of the International Civil Defense Organization.
« Cameroon has just won. It is the victory of the head of state, his excellence Paul Biya, because it is he who believed in me, and who proposed me to this position. He gave me all the means to campaign. These thanks also go to my minister HE Atanga Nji Paul who did not skimp on the means to support me so that I can do everything in my power for this campaign. Also the Minister of Foreign Relations who spared no diplomatic means. And then to Geneva, the permanent mission has lost sleep since my application was sent. So I thank everyone ", asserted Mariatou Yap, now the technical and administrative officer of theICPO.
A brilliant victory
Recall that the Cameroonian was elected on October 14, 2020 at the end of the general assembly of the ICDO in Geneva, Switzerland. With 32 votes against 23 for her competitor of Lebanese nationality, Mariatou Yap is the first woman and the first compatriot to occupy this seat.
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