Kwesi Ahoomey-Zunu

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Kwesi Ahoomey-Zunu
Prime Minister of Togo
Incumbent
Assumed office
23 July 2012
President Faure Gnassingbé
Preceded by Gilbert Houngbo
Personal details
Born (1958-12-01) 1 December 1958 (age 55)
Political party UNIR

Kwesi Ahoomey-Zunu is a Togolese politician who has been Prime Minister of Togo since July 2012. He was Minister of Trade from March 2011 to July 2012.

Political career[edit]

Ahoomey-Zunu served as Minister of Territorial Administration and Secretary-General of the Presidency before being appointed as Minister of Trade and the Promotion of the Private Sector in March 2011. He remained in the latter post for over a year; he was then appointed as Prime Minister on 19 July 2012 following the resignation of Prime Minister Gilbert Houngbo.[1] He took office on 23 July 2012.[2]

Following the July 2013 parliamentary election, in which the ruling Union for the Republic (UNIR) won a large majority of seats, Ahoomey-Zunu was reappointed as Prime Minister. A new government headed by Ahoomey-Zunu was appointed on 17 September 2013. The size of the government was reduced from 31 members to 26.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zunu à la Primature", République Togolaise website, 19 July 2012 (French).
  2. ^ "Pas d’autre solution que le dialogue et la concertation", République Togolaise website, 23 July 2012 (French).
  3. ^ "Togo: un nouveau gouvernement boycotté par l'opposition", AFP, 18 September 2013 (French).
  4. ^ "Un nouveau gouvernement au Togo", République Togolaise website, 17 September 2013 (French).
Political offices
Preceded by
Gilbert Houngbo
Prime Minister of Togo
2012–present
Incumbent