To make the major development poles in Côte d’Ivoire more autonomous, President Alassane Ouattara announced this Wednesday, June 9, the appointment of 14 new governors with the rank of minister in order to allow the implementation of state projects. in all localities of the country, through increased surveillance and supervision.
“The Prime Minister and I will be carrying out the consultations in the coming days and, hopefully, we will be able to appoint the minister-governors at the end of this month of June … Mr. Prime Minister, I am counting on you to make proposals to me in the future. coming weeks so that towards the end of June, I will be able to propose the appointment of minister-governors in the 14 districts, that is to say the 12 districts in addition to the districts of Yamoussoukro and Abidjan ”, argued Alassane Ouattara at the opening of the Council of Ministers held this Wednesday.
This decision aims, for the Ivorian State, to take up the challenge of diversified and balanced development throughout the national territory, in the vision of the third pillar of the “Côte d’Ivoire Solidarity” program. “Our choice will fall on high personalities and experienced executives of our country, having a proximity with the populations and coming from each of the districts which they will lead following their appointment as minister-governor”, specified the head of the Ivorian State.
Composed of 2/3 civil servants, these new state clerks will be under regular monitoring by the Prime Minister and will attend evaluation and discussion meetings under the President of the Republic.