President Idriss Deby carried out a major reshuffle of the government, with the entry of fourteen new ministers and six secretaries of state.
Chadian Head of State Idriss Déby Itno has carried out, nine months before the presidential election, a significant reshuffle of his government, with the entry of fourteen new ministers and six secretaries of state, State television announced Tuesday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is entrusted to Amine Abba Sidick, Chad’s current ambassador to France. He replaces Mahamat Zene Cherif, who becomes Minister of Communication and spokesman for the government.
A new portfolio of Security and Immigration is created and returns to Mahamat Tahir Orozi, previously Minister of Civil Aviation. The other key ministries – Defense, Finance and Budget, Economy, Justice, Territorial Administration – have not changed hands.