List of heads of government of the Gambia

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Heads of government of the Gambia[edit]

(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Portrait Incumbent Affiliation Notes
The Gambia Self-rule
March 1961 to 12 June 1962 Pierre Sarr N'Jie, Chief Minister UP
12 June 1962 to 18 February 1965 David Jawara, Prime Minister PPP
The Dominion of the Gambia
18 February 1965 to January 1966 Dawda Jawara, Prime Minister PPP
January 1966 to 24 April 1970 Sir David Dawda Kairaba Jawara, Prime Minister Becoming President of the Gambia
Republic of the Gambia
24 April 1970 to 22 July 1994 Sir David Dawda Kairaba Jawara, President PPP Head of Government performed by the Head of State to present; Deposed in a coup d'état
22 July 1994 to 28 September 1996 Gambia President Yahya Jammeh Portrait.jpg Yahya Abdul-Azziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, Chairman of the Armed Forces Provisional Ruling Council Mil
28 September 1996 to 18 October 1996 Yahya Abdul-Azziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, Head of State
18 October 1996 to Present Yahya Abdul-Azziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, President APRC


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