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Gabon-Prime Minister: Daniel Ondo is new Premier

Libreville, Gabon - Sixty-eight-year-old Daniel Ona Ondo was Friday appointed the new Prime Minister of Gabon by President Ali Bongo Ondimba, replacing Raymond Ndong Sima who has been in office since 28 Feb. 2012.

Until his appointment, Mr Ona Ondo was the first Vice President of the National Assembly.

An economist, the new Prime Minister held several ministerial portfolios under the government of the late President Omar Bongo Ondimba, including Public Health and Population Minister, Minister of Culture, Arts and popular Education, National Education Minister and Telecommunications Minister.

Pana 26/01/2014