Simon Achidi Achu

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Simon Achidi Achu
5th Prime Minister of Cameroon
In office
9 April 1992 – 19 September 1997
Preceded bySadou Hayatou
Succeeded byPeter Mafany Musonge
Personal details
Born(1934-11-05)5 November 1934
Bamenda, British Cameroons
Died4 May 2021(2021-05-04) (aged 86)
United States
Political partyCPDM

"Pa" Simon Achidi Achu (5 November 1934[1][2] – 4 May 2021) was a Cameroonian politician. He was the Prime Minister of Cameroon from 1992 to 1997. He was Minister of Justice from 1972 to 1975.

Achu was a leading member of the Cameroon People's Democratic Movement (CPDM). He was appointed as Chairman of the National Investment Corporation in 2003, and he was "elected" to the Senate of Cameroon in 2013.

Achu died on 4 May 2021 at a hospital in the United States from an illness, aged 86.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Les Elites camerounaises: who's who in United Republic of Cameroon (1976), Bulletin de l'Afrique noire, page 6.
  2. Africa Year Book and Who's Who (1977), Africa Journal Ltd., page 1,033.
  3. Décès de l'ancien premier ministre camerounais Simon Achidi Achu (in French)