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Ancien Ministre du MINJEC

Pierre Ismaël Bidoung Mkpatt, born 16 November 1953 in Nanga Eboko.


Pierre Ismaël Bidoung Mkpatt was born on 16 November 1953 in Nanga Eboko, in the Centre region of Cameroon. He is a political playwright. He is an academic, educator and social facilitator4. He was director of the Institut National de la Jeunesse et du Sport (INJS) before becoming a minister.


Minister for Youth and Sport, then Minister for Youth and Civic Education from 2011 to 2015, he was appointed Minister for Sport and Physical Education on 2 October 20155. In the new government of 2019, he was appointed Minister of Arts and Culture. He is a member of the Rassemblement Démocratique du Peuple Camerounais (RDPC), the ruling party. Within the party, he is in charge of relations with the CPDM’s women (OFRDPC) and youth (OJRDPC).