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The Prime Minister of Senegal is the head of government of Senegal. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of Senegal, who is directly elected for a seven-year term. The Prime Minister, in turn, appoints the Senegalese cabinet, after consultation with the President.

Prime Minister of the
Republic of Senegal
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Incumbent
Mohammed Dionne

since 8 July 2014
Appointer Macky Sall,
as President of Senegal
Inaugural holder Mamadou Dia
Formation 18 May 1960

The following is a list of Prime Ministers of Senegal, since the country gained independence from France in 1960.

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Prime Ministers of Senegal (1960–present)Edit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of Office Time in Office Political Party
1   Mamadou Dia
(1910–2009)
18 May 1960 18 December 1962 2 years,

213 days

PSS
Post abolished (18 December 1962 – 26 February 1970)
2   Abdou Diouf
(1935–)
26 February 1970 31 December 1980 10 years,

310 days

PSS
3   Habib Thiam
(1933–2017)
1 January 1981 3 April 1983 2 years,

93 days

PSS
  Moustapha Niasse
(1939–)
Acting Prime Minister
3 April 1983 29 April 1983 26 days PSS
Post abolished (29 April 1983 – 8 April 1991)
(3)   Habib Thiam
(1933–2017)
8 April 1991 3 July 1998 7 years,

85 days

PSS
4   Mamadou Lamine Loum
(1952–)[1]
3 July 1998 5 April 2000 1 year,

275 days

PSS
5   Moustapha Niasse
(1939–)[1]
5 April 2000 3 March 2001 332 days AFP
6   Mame Madior Boye
(1940–)[1]
3 March 2001 4 November 2002 1 year,

246 days

PDS
7   Idrissa Seck
(1960–)[1]
4 November 2002 21 April 2004 1 year,

169 days

PDS
8   Macky Sall
(1961–)
21 April 2004 19 June 2007 3 years,

59 days

PDS
9   Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré
(1951–)
19 June 2007 30 April 2009 1 year,

315 days

Independent
10   Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye
(1958–)
30 April 2009 5 April 2012 2 years,

340 days

PDS
11   Abdoul Mbaye
(1953–)
5 April 2012 1 September 2013 1 year,

148 days

Independent
12   Aminata Touré
(1962–)
1 September 2013 8 July 2014 310 days APR
13   Mohammed Dionne
(1961–)
8 July 2014 Incumbent 4 years,

50 days

Independent

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Les gouvernements successifs au SENEGAL". Afrique Express (in French). Archived from the original on 2011-09-09. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 

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