List of prime ministers of Burkina Faso

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This is a list of prime ministers of Burkina Faso since the formation of the post of Prime Minister of the Republic of Upper Volta in 1971 to the present day.

Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
Premier ministre du
Burkina Faso
Coat of arms of Burkina Faso.svg
Coat of Arms
Incumbent
Albert Ouédraogo

since 3 March 2022
AppointerPresident of Burkina Faso
Inaugural holderGérard Kango Ouédraogo
Formation13 February 1971
Salary869,740 FCFA annually including allowances[1]

A total of thirteen people have served as Prime Minister of Upper Volta/Burkina Faso.

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Political parties
Other factions

ListEdit

No. Portrait Prime Minister
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political affiliation
Took office Left office
Republic of Upper Volta
1 Daniel Ouezzin Coulibaly

(1909–1958)

5 August 1956 3 September 1957 UDV–RDA
2   Maurice Yaméogo

(1921–1993)

3 September 1957 3 January 1966

(deposed.)

UDV–RDA
3 Sangoulé Lamizana (1916–2005) 3 January 1966 13 February 1971 Independent
4   Gérard Kango Ouédraogo
(1925–2014)
13 February 1971 8 February 1974 UDV–RDA
(3)   Sangoulé Lamizana
(1916–2005)
8 February 1974 7 July 1978 Independent
5   Joseph Conombo
(1917–2008)
7 July 1978 25 November 1980
(deposed.)
UDV–RDA
6   Saye Zerbo
(1932–2013)
25 November 1980 7 November 1982
(deposed.)
Military
7 Yorian Gabriel Somé

(1930–2009)

7 November 1982 1 January 1983 Independent
8 Jean-Baptiste Ouédraogo

(1941–)

1 January 1983 10 January 1983 Independent
9   Thomas Sankara
(1949–1987)
10 January 1983 17 May 1983
(dismissed and arrested.)
Military
10 Blaise Compaoré

(1951–)

17 May 1983 4 August 1984 Independent
Burkina Faso
(9)   Thomas Sankara(1949–1987) 4 August 1984 15 October 1987

(assassinated.)

Military
(10) Blaise Compaoré

(1951–)

15 October 1987 18 September 1989 ODP–MT
11 Jean-Baptiste Boukary Lingani

(1951–1989)

18 September 1989 18 September 1989 (assassinated) Military
12 Henri Zongo

(1960–1989)

18 September 1989 18 September 1989 (assassinated) Military
(10) Blaise Compaoré

(1951–)

18 September 1989 16 June 1989 ODP–MT
13   Youssouf Ouédraogo
(1952–2017)
16 June 1992 22 March 1994 ODP–MT
14   Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
(1957–)
22 March 1994 6 February 1996 ODP–MT
15   Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo
(1953–)
6 February 1996 7 November 2000 CDP
16   Paramanga Ernest Yonli
(1956–)
7 November 2000 11 June 2007 CDP
17   Tertius Zongo
(1957–)
11 June 2007 18 April 2011
(dismissed.)
CDP
18   Luc-Adolphe Tiao
(1954–)
18 April 2011 30 October 2014
(dismissed.)
CDP
19 Honoré Traoré(1957–) 30 October 2014 19 November

2014

Independent
20 Yacouba Isaac Zida(1964–) 19 November 2014 19 November

2014

Independent
21 Yacouba Isaac Zida
(1964–)
19 November 2014 17 September 2015
(deposed.)
Military
(RSP)
17 September 2015
29 December 2015 Military
22 Michel Kafando

(1942–)

29 December 2015 6 January 2016 Independent
23   Paul Kaba Thieba
(1959–)
6 January 2016 19 January 2019
(resigned.)
Independent
24   Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré
(1948–)
19 January 2019 8 December 2021 Independent
25   Lassina Zerbo
(1963–)
10 December 2021 24 January 2022 Independent
26 Albert Ouédraogo
(1969–)
3 March 2022 Incumbent Independent

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Salaire des agents de l'Etat : Ce que gagnent les hautes personnalités - leFaso.net, l'actualité au Burkina Faso". lefaso.net.

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