Cote d'Ivoire's Economic Capital Governor Appointed Nation's New Prime Minister
14:18 16.10.2023 (Updated: 14:49 16.10.2023)
© AFP 2023 SIA KAMBOUCote d'Ivoire's newly appointed Prime Minister Robert Beugre Mambe
© AFP 2023 SIA KAMBOU
On October 6, the secretary general of Cote d'Ivoire's president, Aboudramane Cisse said that the country's President Ouattara dissolved the government and fired the state's prime minister Patrick Achi.
Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara appointed the former governor of the country's city Abidjan Robert Mambe Beugre, as the prime minister, the presidency stated.
"The President of the Republic, His Excellency Alassane Ouattara, proceeded, this Monday, October 16, 2023, to the signing of a decree appointing Robert Mambe Beugre, former Minister, Governor of the Autonomous District of Abidjan, in quality of Prime Minister, Head of Government," the statement read.
According to the presidency, the president asked the newly appointed prime minister to propose to him a new government as soon as possible.
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