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Solomon Tandeng Muna

Solomon Tandeng Muna, president of National Assembly of Cameroon. Member Eastern Nigeria House of Assembly, 1951-1953; member Nigerian Federal House Representatives, 1951-1953; member Southern Cameroons House of Assembly, 1954-1957, executive council; member World Scout Bureau, 1978-1981, fellow, since 1985.; Member Knightly Association St. George the Martyr.

Background

  • Muna, Solomon Tandeng was born in 1912 in Ngyen-Mbo, Cameroon. Son of Tayim and Ama (Keng) Muna.

  • Education

    • Teacher Training College, Kumba and University of London Institute of Education.

    Career

    • Teacher Training College, Kumba and University of London Institute of Education. Member of Parliament for Bamenda District 1951. Eastern Nigeria Minister for Public Works 1951.

      Minister of Works, subsequently Minister of Commerce and Industries, Minister of Finance, Southern Cameroon Region. Federation Minister of Transport. Mines, Posts and Telecommunications of Cameroon 1961-1968.

      Prime Minister of W. Cameroon 196872, also Vice-President Federation Republic of Cameroon 1970-1972. Minister of State 73. President National Assembly 1973-1988.

      Co-President ACP-European Economic Community States Consultative Assembly 1978-1982. Formerly Chairman Board of directors Cameroon Railways, Chairman Higher Committee on Cameroon Ports. Has represented Cameroon at various international confs.

      Chairman African Scout Committee 1973-1977. Chairman World Scout Committee 1977-1981. Commander, Ordre de la Valeur du Cameroun, Officier, Legion d'honneur and numerous other foreign decorations.

    Membership

    Member Eastern Nigeria House of Assembly, 1951-1953. Member Nigerian Federal House Representatives, 1951-1953. Member Southern Cameroons House of Assembly, 1954-1957, executive council.

    Member World Scout Bureau, 1978-1981, fellow, since 1985. Member Knightly Association St. George the Martyr.

    Personality

    Interests

    Horseback riding, stamp collecting, scouting, gardening, inland fish-farming.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Fri, 1937 (deceased). Children– Daniel, Bernard, Edwin (deceased), Humphrey, Wali, George, Akere, Ama Tutu.
    • father: Tayim Muna
    • mother: Ama (Keng) Muna
    • spouse: Elizabeth Fri
    • children: Daniel Muna
    • Bernard Muna
    • Edwin Muna (deceased)
    • Humphrey Muna
    • Wali Muna
    • George Muna
    • Akere Muna
    • Ama Tutu Muna
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