Prime Minister of the Gambia

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Prime Minister of the Gambia
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FormationMarch 1961
First holderPierre Sarr N'Jie
Final holderDawda Jawara
Abolished24 April 1970
SuccessionPresident of Gambia

Prime Minister of the Gambia, known as Chief Minister from 1961–1962, was the head of government in the Gambia Colony and Protectorate, and later The Gambia, from 1961 to 1970. The position was only held by two people, Pierre Sarr N'Jie and Dawda Jawara.

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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 Gambia (1965–1970)
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


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