Burkina Faso

President relinquishes Defence portfolio in reshuffle


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President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré has carried out a Cabinet reshuffle in which he has ceded control of the defence ministry to Jean Claude Bouda.

The full list of the new Cabinet after the reshuffle and as published on the government website (in French) is as follows:

Paul Kaba Thieba; Prime Minister

Simon Compaoré; Minister of State, Minister of Internal Security

Jean Claude Bouda; Minister of National Defence and Veterans Affairs

Alpha Barry; Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Burkinabe

Siméon Sawadogo; Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation

Bessolé René Bagoro; Minister of Justice, Human Rights and Civic Advancement, Attorney General

Ms. Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly; Minister of Economy, Finance and Development

Pengwindé Clément Sawadogo; Minister of Civil Service, Labour and Welfare

Alkassoum Maiga; Minister for Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation

Jean-Martin Coulibaly; Minister of National Education and Literacy

Nicolas Medah; Minister of Health

Jacob Ouédraogo; Minister of Agriculture and Water Development

Niouga Ambroise Ouédraogo; Minister of Water and Sanitation

Eric Wendmanegda Bougouma; Minister of Infrastructure

Alfa Oumar Dissa; Minister of Energy

Oumarou Idani; Minister of Mines and Quarries

Souleymane Soulama; Minister of Transport, Urban Mobility and Road Safety

Stéphane Sanou; Minister of Commerce, Industry and Handicrafts

Somanogo Koutou; Minister for Animal and Fishery Resources

Ms. Adja Fatimata Ouattara; Minister for Development of the Digital Economy and Posts

Smaïla Ouédraogo; Minister of Youth, Training and Employment

Ms. Laure Zongo née Hien; Minister for Women, National Solidarity and the Family

Rémis Fulgance Dandjinou; Minister of Communication and Parliamentary Relations

Maurice Dieudonné Bonanet; Minister of Planning and Housing

Batio Bassière; Minister for the Environment, the Green Economy and Climate Change

Tahirou Barry; Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism

Tairou Bangré; Minister of Sports and Recreation

Ms. Edith Clémence Yaka; Deputy Minister to the Minister for the Economy, Finance and Development, in charge of the budget

Ms. Rita Solange Agnetekoum; Deputy Minister to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Burkinabe from outside, responsible for regional cooperation and Burkinabe from outside

Ms. Yvette Dembélé; Secretary of State to the Minister for Women, National Solidarity and the Family, in charge of social affairs, persons with disabilities and the fight against exclusion

Ms. Pauline Zouré; Secretary of State to the Minister for the Economy, Finance and Development, in charge of spatial planning

Alfred Gouba; Secretary of State to the Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation, in charge of Decentralisation

Monsieur Urbain Ibrahim Coulidiatl; Secretary of State to the Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation, in charge of Scientific Research and Innovation

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