Adolphe Muzito

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Adolphe Muzito
Adolphe Muzito - 2009.jpg
Prime Minister of the Congo-Kinshasa
In office
10 October 2008 – 6 March 2012
President Joseph Kabila
Deputy Nzanga Mobutu
Emile Bongeli Yeikolo Yaato
Mutombo Bakafwa Nsenda
Louis Alphonse Koyagialo
Preceded by Antoine Gizenga
Succeeded by Louis Alphonse Koyagialo (Acting)
Personal details
Born 1957
Gungu, Belgian Congo
(now Congo-Kinshasa)
Political party PALU

Adolphe Muzito (born 1957?[1]) was Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from 2008 to 2012. Muzito, a member of the Unified Lumumbist Party (PALU), was Minister of the Budget under Prime Minister Antoine Gizenga from 2007 to 2008.

Hailing from Gungu, Kwilu District, Muzito is an economist.[1] In the government that was appointed on 5 February 2007, Muzito was included as Minister of the Budget.[2] After Gizenga, the leader of PALU, resigned as Prime Minister on 25 September 2008 for reasons related to age and health, Muzito was appointed as successor by President Joseph Kabila on 10 October 2008.[1]

Muzito's government was appointed on 26 October 2008. Aside from Muzito himself, it included 53 members: three deputy prime ministers, 36 ministers, and 14 deputy ministers.[3] The government was dominated by members of the People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy, and Kabila described it as "combat team to which has been assigned the essential missions of security and reconstruction".[4] KINSHASA, 6 March (Xinhua) – Adolphe Muzito, prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), has rendered resignation to President Joseph Kabila.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Antoine Gizenga
Prime Minister of the Congo-Kinshasa
2008–2012
Succeeded by
Louis Alphonse Koyagialo
Acting


KINSHASA, 6 March (Xinhua) – Adolphe Muzito, prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), has rendered resignation to President Joseph Kabila.