(Business in Cameroon) - The government recently instituted an award aimed at promoting good public governance. The top five winners were honored on January 10, 2013. They include: Minette Libom Li Likeng, Director General of Customs, David Tségui, Littoral Regional Delegate of Trade, Issah Mfetie, Northwest Regional Delegate of Small and Medium Enterprises, Joseph Bipoupouh, Divisional Delegate of Small and medium for Wouri and Jeanine Evehe Sidonie, who until December 31, 2012, was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service and Administrative Reform.
These state employees will go into history as the first winners of the National Managerial Excellence Award in Cameroon's public administration. Henri Eyebe Ayissi, Minister Delegate at the Presidency in charge of Supreme State Control (Consupe) - initiator of the price, decorated the recipients.
This award, launched last October in all ministries, is part of the drive to build an “exemplary republic,” advocated by the Head of State. According to Minister Henri Eyebe Ayissi, the award covers four areas: “Maximizing the collection of state revenues, judicious use of state resources, execution of the public investment budget in quantity and quality, and innovation in the management and control of public finances. "
Speaking of recipients, the Directorate General of Customs has implemented in recent years mechanisms to increase custom revenue, while improving the quality of services offered to users. In a statement to reporters, the Director General of Customs, Minette Libom Li Likeng said, she created a committee to promote ethics and good governance in the customs sector, and has always made it a point of duty to curb delays, an important step for the administration, economy, importers, investors and the ordinary citizen.