Updated: February 26, 2021
The newly reelected President of Cameroon, Paul Biya, on Tuesday, ordered the recruitment of 2000 Cameroonian PhD holders living anywhere in the world to teach at the country’s universities.
Mr. Biya, 85, who just won another seven-year term last month, said the mass recruitment would span three years.
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One thousand lecturers would be recruited in 2019, 500 more in 2020 and another 500 in 2121.
The announcement was made in a statement sent to TODAY NEWS AFRICA in Washington DC by Ferdinand Ngoh Ngoh, the Secretary-General of the presidency in Cameroon.