Prime Minister of the Gambia

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Prime Minister of the Gambia
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Formation14 March 1961
First holderPierre Sarr N'Jie
Final holderDawda Jawara
Abolished24 April 1970
SuccessionPresident of the Gambia
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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.

Prime ministers, 1961–1970[edit]

Political parties

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
Gambia Colony and Protectorate (1961–1965)
1 Pierre Sarr N'Jie (1944).jpg Pierre Sarr N'Jie
(1909–1993)
1960 14 March 1961 12 June 1962 1 year, 90 days PPP
2 Dawda Jawara (1979).jpg Dawda Jawara
(1924–2019)
1962 12 June 1962 18 February 1965 2 years, 249 days PPP
The Gambia (1965–1970)
2 Dawda Jawara (1979).jpg Dawda Jawara
(1924–2019)
1966 18 February 1965 24 April 1970 5 years, 62 days PPP


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