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Ivory Coast President Ouattara names Patrick Achi as interim prime minister

World39 minutes ago (Mar 08, 2021 08:45AM ET)

(C) Reuters. Patrick Achi, the secretary-general of the presidency, speaks during the announcement of the new government at the presidential palace in Abidjan

By Ange Aboa

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara on Monday named his close confidant and chief of staff Patrick Achi as interim prime minister in place of Hamed Bakayoko, who is absent due health reasons.

Bakayoko was flown to France on Feb. 18 for medical checks.

The government said in a statement on Friday that Ouattara had met Bakayoko during a visit in France last week, and given the state of the minister’s health, it was recommended that he should stay longer in hospital.

Bakayoko, a close ally of Ouattara, was appointed as prime minister in July 2020 following the sudden death of his predecessor Amadou Gon Coulibaly, who had been handpicked by Ouattara to succeed him. He also held the defence ministry portfolio.

A presidency statement said that Tene Birahima Ouattara, the president’s brother, was handed the defence portfolio.

Ivory Coast President Ouattara names Patrick Achi as interim prime minister

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