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Niger's head Bazoum appoints past minister Mahamadou as PM

Niger's head Bazoum appoints past minister Mahamadou as PM.


Niger's new head Mohamed Bazoum (L) is photographed during his start at the global talks gathering place in Niamey on April 2, 2021.  

Niger’s newly nominated head Mohamed Bazoum has appointed ex- minister Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou as groom minister to take precedence his new cabinet, the leadership announced on civic TV recent on Saturday.

Mahamadou, 66, in the past served as a minister in attack of the finance and mining . He was the chief of human resources to ex- head Mahamadou Issoufou between 2015 and 2021.

Bazoum was sworn in on Friday in Niger’s fist independent transition of muscle since nonalignment in 1960:

-The handover-

Mohamed Bazoum, sworn in on Friday as head of the bothered Sahel glory of Niger, worked for existence as the right-hand be in charge of of his predecessor Mahamadou Issoufou.

The 61-year-old steps into the planet focus on with one of the toughest jobs around -- delightful the controls of a acutely feeble country battling a binary jihadist insurgency.

Bazoum fruitfully campaigned in Niger's elections as Issoufou's anointed successor, a unifier of the population and a guard of the rural poor.

He won the February overflow with 55.6 percent of the vote, according to formal fallout contested by his opponent Mahamane Ousmane.


Friday's handover letters the paramount transition between nominated leaders in Niger's coup-prone six-decade post-independence history.

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