(Ecofin Agency) - Yesterday, the Senegalese President Macky Sall (pictured) dissolved the government and dismissed several officials. “The President of the Republic has signed four decrees, including the Decree 2020-2073 of October 28, ending the functions of ministers and secretaries of state, members of the government,” an official release indicated.
Composed of 32 members, this government was put in place in April 2019, a few months after the re-election of Macky Sall for a second five-year term. Three other decrees were issued terminating the functions of the president of the Economic Social and Environmental Council (CESE) Aminata Touré, the secretary-general of the presidency Mahammed Boun Abdallah Dione, and the secretary-general of the government Maxime Jean Simon Ndiaye.
No official reasons were given by the Head of State for these various decisions. The date for the constitution of the new government team was not specified.