Gabon’s transition government is established

Gabon’s transition government is established

The members of Gabon’s transition government have been appointed by interim president Rose Rogombe

Gabon prepares for elections

Gabon’s interim president, Mrs. Rose Francine Rogombé on Friday June 19, made public the names of the members of the transition government to lead Gabon until after the presidential election.According to the Gabonese constitution, presidential elections should be held within 45 days after the swearing-in of an interim president.

Former prime minister Jean Eyeghe Ndong, who announced the resignation of the government hours earlier, was re-elected to his position, along with other ministers though some of them changed portfolios and acting responsibilities.

Ali Bongo Ondimba, son of the late president, will continue his duties as the National Defense Minister, while one of his close associates, Home Affairs Minister André Mba Obame was transferred to the Ministry of National Coordination and Moritoring of Government Action.He changed duties with Jean François Ndongou, who held the portfolio of Relations with Parliament and Constitutional Institutions.

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