Togo: Prime Minister Resigns with Staff

Wednesday, 22 May 2024 15:33
Togo: Prime Minister Resigns with Staff

(Togo First) - Togo’s Prime Minister, Victoire Tomegah-Dogbé resigned yesterday with her government. They quit after the final results of the April 29 legislative elections were confirmed.

"Per republican customs, Mrs. Victoire Sidemeho Tomegah-Dogbé, Prime Minister, presented the government's resignation to the President of the Republic today, which he accepted," the presidency wrote in a statement dated May 21, 2024.

"The President of the Republic praised the Prime Minister and her cabinet members for the quality of the work accomplished in the service of the nation and asked them to handle current affairs until a new government is set up," the statement added. 

Dogbé and her team resigned a few hours before the parliamentary session, where new deputies took their first steps in the Assembly. The transition phase that begins will be in effect until the announcement of the appointment of a new government.

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