Cameroon’s Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang Agbor is now the Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology of the African Union Commission, AU.
According to a release signed by Dion Ngute Joseph, Minister Delegate in charge of Relations with the Commonwealth, Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang Agbor’s election into the AU on June 30, marks Cameroon’s return within the executive of the commission, six years after the death of Elisabeth Tankeu who served as Commissioner of Trade.
Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang Agbor was born on May 2, 1969 and holds a PhD in English literature. Before her election in Addis Ababa, she held the post of Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of research, cooperation and relations with the business world at the University of Bamenda. She was a vital link in the enhancement of the teaching and learning process in Cameroon with her department showcasing several MOU’s signed for the University of Bamenda to mentor some private Higher Institutions of learning in barely five years since the University went operational.The faithful Catholic from Besonghabang, Manyu Division, South West Region features prominently among women who make the nation proud in leadership.
Her election, comes barely few months after another Cameroonian woman, Vera Songwe was appointed to head the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.