Manu Dibango, like many great African artists, skills and talents in the diaspora, is an emblematic figure, recognized in several countries of the world, where he is honored at the highest level of the State.
This was the case last Wednesday, during an audience at the Elysée Palace, where he was received by President François Hollande, in his capacity as Grand Witness of La Francophonie at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio, at the alongside Michaëlle Jean, SG of the International Organization of La Francophonie.
I urge our heads of state to follow this example and no longer reserve the gold in our presidential palaces for Vincent Bolloré, Stéphane Fouks and other French and foreign personalities.
In France, in the country of Bolloré, the president receives, in addition to his foreign counterparts, on a daily basis, valiant citizens, national investors, such as Paul Fokam Kamogne and many others, sportsmen, unions and political parties. And personalities who shine the land of Leclerc.
It has been a very long time since Manu Dibango and many personalities who give a particular luster to our country would have deserved at home, in their country of origin, such honors.
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