The Deputy Secretary General at the Presidency, Prof. Peter Agbor Tabi, has died. Family sources confirmed that 65 years old former Minister of Education and Scientific Research died in an American hospital Tuesday April 26, Douala in Neuille, France.
Prof Agbor-Tabi’s death comes after a protracted illness. On Saturday April 18, 2015, he passed out in Buea during a march against the deadly Islamic sect Boko-Haram.
Born in February 1951 in Mamfe, South West Region, the new Minister, Deputy Secretary General at the Presidency, is an Associate Professor who among others obtained a Ph.D in International Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA in 1982 and a Fulbright Scholar in Residence-Spellman College, Atlanta, GA, USA between September 1983 and May 1984.
Peter Agbor-Tabi has held several positions in the administration including post of Deputy Director of the International Relations Institute of Cameroon (IRIC), Director of IRIC, Chancellor, University of Yaoundé, Rector, University of Yaoundé, Minister of Higher Education and Pro-Chancellor, University of Buea. At the moment of his present appointment, he was Head of Department International Economics and the Board Chairman of the University of Yaoundé II. He is member of the Central Committee of the CPDM.