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Hamed Bakayoko Defence Minister, has been elected as the Prime Minister of the West African country Ivory Coast. Bakayoko was presently serving as the as interim Prime Minister of the Ivory Coast since the sudden death of PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly on 8 July 2020.

Hamed Bakayoko belongs to Rally of the Republicans party and also a founding member. From 2003 to 2011, Bakayoko served as the minister of information and communication technology under national unity government.

Since 2018, Hamed has been elected a mayor of Abobo (northern suburb of Abidjan). Alassane Ouattara ia a president of Ivory Coast and Yamoussoukro is a capital.

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