The first ordinary session for the 2016 legislative year has opened this Thursday 10th March 2016 at the National Assembly in Yaounde. The oldest Member of Parliament, Honourable Enoh Tanjong chaired the opening ceremony. He was assisted by the two youngest members of Parliament. The session started at 11 a.m. and shall be dedicated to the election of the Assembly’s Bureau.
After verifying the quorum, Honourable Enoh Tanjong presented his opening speech which focused on security challenges in the country and the African Women’s championship Cameroon is to host this 2016. The Member of Parliament called on his comrades to join in the fight against Boko Haram. Prime Minister, Head of Government, Philemon Yang was present at the opening of the session alongside the Ministers of External Relations, Territorial Administration and Decentralisation and Communication, Diplomats and other invitees. A representative of the National Assembly of Chad was also present at the opening.