Meet President Paul Biya The Oldest Ruling President In Africa and who is Also The Second longest Ruling President in Africa

Africa is blessed with lots of leaders ranging from different ages, be it young middle age or old but today we will be talking about the oldest President in the continent.


President Paul Biya was born on February 13, 1933, in the southern part of Cameroon, and is currently 88 years old.

According to reports the oldest president in african is the president of cameroon, President Paul Biya is said to be the oldest president in Africa.

President Paul Biya is not just the oldest president in african, he is one of the most highly respected presidents of African. President Paul Biya has been ruling cameroon for almost 39 years now.


Upon assumption of office in the 1980s, Biya initiated political reforms that saw Cameroon becoming a one-party state. This was later overturned due to intense pressure and saw the country adopting the multi-party system in the early 1990s. In 1992, Biya won the presidential election and has won all subsequent elections which have seen him retaining his position as the nation's president from 1982 to date. 

However, many politicians and western governments have continuously alleged voting irregularities and fraud in each of the elections.


He is the second-longest ruling president in Africa, the longest-ruling non royal leader in the world, and the oldest head of state in Africa. 

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