He was speaking on July 18, 2023 at the close of the first bi annual conference of Regional Governors for the year. Minister Atanga Nji urged governors to preserve peace and guarantee security on the entire National Territory. He equally reminded them to fight against urban disorder, maintain law and ordre and preach by example. The final report of the two days conference was earlier read by the Secretary Genaral of MINAT, Yves Christian Edoa Effa. The closing ceremony also saw the decoration of two governors to the dignity of grand officer of valour as appreciation to their services rendered to the nation. That is, Abate Edi’i Jean Governor of the Nord Region and Felix Nguele Nguele Governor of the South Region. They were decorated by Minister Atanga Nji on behalf of the Head of State at the esplanade of the Yaounde City Council.