Burkina Faso-Politics

Burkina Faso: New Prime Minister appointed

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) by Alban Kini

Economist Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré has been appointed Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, the presidency announced Monday in a statement.

A former Minister of Higher Education under former president Blaise Compaoré, the new head of the Burkinabe government was a Commissioner of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA).

He is taking over from Paul Kaba Thiéba, who resigned last Friday.

Dabiré is expected form a new cabinet soon.

                                                                          

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