Ivory Coast leader names central banker as new vice president

Ivory Coast leader names central banker as new vice president

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday named Tiemoko Meyliet Kone, currently governor of the West African central bank, as vice president, he said in an address to parliament.

He made the announcement during an address to a joint session of the West African country’s parliament, after previous prime minister Patrick Achi and his government resigned last week.

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