The President of the Republic is the Head of State. He is the guarantor of the Institutions of the Republic, of national independence and the integrity of the national territory. He is elected by direct universal suffrage, by secret ballot, with a simple majority of the votes cast, for a mandate of seven years renewable once.
H.E. Paul BIYA, President of the Republic of Cameroon
His Excellency Paul Biya was born on 13 February 1933 at Mvoméka’a, Meyomessala Subdivision, Dja-et-Lobo Division, South Province. President Paul Biya is the second President of the State of Cameroon. He assumed office on 6 November 1982 following the resignation of President Ahmadou Ahidjo. President Paul Biya is married and has three children.