Dr Adamou Ali

Dr Adamou Ali

Member

Dr Adamou Ali, a son of the North Region of the Republic of Cameroon, was born on 12 March 1948 in Libreville, Gabon.

After attending university studies in the Faculty of Sciences of the Federal University of Yaounde from 1969 to 1970, he went on to study in the Faculty of Pharmacy of Angers in France from 1970 to 1978, where he obtained the Diplôme d’Etat de Pharmacien (pharmacist diploma). From 1978 to 1980, he attended the Faculty of Medicine of Angers in France and obtained the Certificat d’Etudes Spéciales en Parasitologie (special diploma in parasitological medicine).

In his professional life, prior to his appointment as member of the Electoral Board in 2008, Dr Adamou Ali had held the following positions:

  • Assistant at the Pharmacie du Nord in Garoua, from 1980 to 1982;
  • Associate with Mr Jean Marie Esclafit of the Pharmacie du Nord in Garoua, from 1982 to 1990;
  • President of the Regional Council of the Ordre des Pharmaciens du Septentrion, from 1987 to 2001;
  • President of the Amicale Régionale des Pharmaciens du Septentrion, from 1987 to 2007;
  • Full Member of the National Council of the Cameroon Order of Pharmacists in “Division A”, from 1990 to 1994;
  • Proprietor and Manager of the Pharmacie du Nord in Garoua, from 1990 to 2007;
  • Independent personality in the Joint Divisional Supervisory Commission for Elections, from 1992 to 2002;
  • Administrator of Laborex Cameroun, “Groupe Euro Pharma France”, from 1992 to 2007, mandate renewed right up to 2010;
  • Provincial Representative of the President of the National Council of the Cameroon Order of Pharmacists;
  • Divisional President of the National Elections Observatory for Benoué, body responsible for the supervision and control of elections in Cameroon, from 2002 to 2006;
  • President of the Provincial Representation of the National Elections Observatory for the North Region, in 2007.

Dr Adamou Ali is member of several civil society organisations, notably:

  • Lions Club International, from 1990 to 2007, as President of Region 22 of District 403 B, from 2003 to 2004;
  • School Council of Lycée Classique et Moderne de Garoua, where he represented the civil society from 2002 to 2007;
  • Association Culturelle Kanuri du Cameroun, where he served as National President from 2002 to 2007.

On 29 January 2009, he took the following oath before the Supreme Court, seating as the the Constitutional Council: “I swear to fully and faithfully discharge my duties and to exercise my office without fear or favour in accordance with the Constitution and laws in force, to ensure the confidentiality of proceedings and votes, to abstain from taking public positions and to decline any consultation on matters falling under the purview of Elections Cameroon”