Mon. Jul 22nd, 2024

Burundi parliament has voted unanimously to accept Gervais Ndirakobuca as prime minister following nomination by President Évariste Ndayishimiye.

All 113 MPs attending the Wednesday morning session voted in favour of the president’s proposal to dismiss current Prime Minister Alain Guillaume Bunyoni.

No reasons were given for the dismissal during the half-an-hour session.President Ndayishimiye recently claimed there was a plot against him by “some powerful people” but said he would “defeat them”.The newly voted prime minister is also the current minister of interior and security.

He is a former rebel commander, police commissioner and army general.The president is expected to decree Mr Ndirakobuca as the new prime minister.

By Joy

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