Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye

Senegalese government makes post-election energy sector appointments

Issue 507 - 09 Jun 2024 - By Marc Howard , Waly Dione Faye | 2 minute read

Senegal President Bassirou Diomaye Faye’s administration has made its inaugural round of senior energy sector appointments, following the 24 March election. The new appointments have a technocrat tinge that may reassure investors – and, indeed, underline the technocratic backgrounds of Faye and his influential Prime Minister Ousmane Sonko, both of whom were tax inspectors prior to entering politics.

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