Cameroonian Mariatou Yap
A Cameroonian lady is now heading the post of Secretary General of the International Civil Defence Organisation-ICDO. Md Yap Mariatou Director of the Department of Civil Protection at the Ministry of Territorial Administration she won 23 out of 30 votes casted, with one empty vote at the 24th session of the General Assembly held in Geneva Switzerland, this 14 October 2020.
Cameroonian Mariatou Yap
Before her appointment, Madam Mariatou Yap served in Cameroon’s Department of Civil Protection in the Ministry of Territorial Administration for close to two decades.
Cameroonian Mariatou Yap
She was approved by the Head of State President Paul Biya.He presentation ceremony took place at the Hilton Hotel on September 29, 2020,  in presence of diplomatic representatives based in Cameroon with government officials headed by  the Minister of Territorial Administration Atanga Nji Paul , who praised Madam Yap saying she is the right person for this post .
Cameroonian Mariatou Yap
The Minister of External Relations in his toast exalted the friends of Cameroon to back her  candidate.
Cameroonian Mariatou Yap
Madam Yap Mariatou has experience in the above job as she has carried out enormous awareness campaigns in  activities concerning the Department of Civil Protection. She works daily with sixty collaborators from various  professional backgrounds. A blend of admiration and devotedness, the opinions of her collaborators  best describe her as a charismatic manager with proven leadership skills.