Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
Premier ministre du
Burkina Faso
Coat of Arms
Incumbent
Apollinaire J. Kyélem de Tambèla
(Interim)
since 21 October 2022
AppointerIbrahim Traoré,
as Interim President of Burkina Faso
Inaugural holderGérard Kango Ouédraogo
Formation13 February 1971
Salary869,740 CFA francs/US$ 1,425 annually including allowances[1]

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.

A total of fifteen people have served as Prime Minister of Upper Volta/Burkina Faso (not counting two Interim Prime Ministers).

The current interim Prime Minister of Burkina Faso is Apollinaire J. Kyélem de Tambèla, since 21 October 2022.[2]

List of officeholders

Political parties
  Voltaic Democratic Union – African Democratic Rally (UDV–RDA)
  Organization for Popular Democracy – Labour Movement (ODP–MT)
  Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP)
Other factions
  Military
  Independent
Status
  Interim Prime Minister
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Head(s) of state
Took office Left office Time in office
Republic of Upper Volta
1 Gérard Kango Ouédraogo
(1925–2014)
13 February 1971 8 February 1974
(deposed)
2 years, 360 days UDV–RDA Lamizana
2 Sangoulé Lamizana
(1916–2005)
8 February 1974 7 July 1978 4 years, 149 days Independent Himself
3 Joseph Conombo
(1917–2008)
7 July 1978 25 November 1980
(deposed)
2 years, 141 days UDV–RDA Lamizana
4 Saye Zerbo
(1932–2013)
25 November 1980 7 November 1982
(deposed)
1 year, 347 days Military Himself
Vacant (7 November 1982 – 10 January 1983)
5 Thomas Sankara
(1949–1987)
10 January 1983 17 May 1983
(dismissed and arrested)
127 days Military Ouédraogo
Post abolished (17 May 1983 – 4 August 1984)
Burkina Faso
Post abolished (4 August 1984 – 16 June 1992)
6 Youssouf Ouédraogo
(1952–2017)
16 June 1992 22 March 1994 1 year, 279 days ODP–MT Compaoré
7 Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
(born 1957)
22 March 1994 6 February 1996 1 year, 321 days ODP–MT
8 Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo
(born 1953)
6 February 1996 7 November 2000 4 years, 275 days CDP
9 Paramanga Ernest Yonli
(born 1956)
7 November 2000 11 June 2007 6 years, 216 days CDP
10 Tertius Zongo
(born 1957)
11 June 2007 18 April 2011
(dismissed)
3 years, 311 days CDP
11 Luc-Adolphe Tiao
(born 1954)
18 April 2011 30 October 2014
(dismissed)
3 years, 195 days CDP
Vacant (30 October – 19 November 2014)
12 Yacouba Isaac Zida
(born 1965)
19 November 2014 17 September 2015
(deposed)
302 days Military
(RSP)
Kafando
Vacant (17 – 23 September 2015)
(12) Yacouba Isaac Zida
(born 1965)
23 September 2015
(restored)
29 December 2015 97 days Military Kafando
Vacant (29 December 2015 – 6 January 2016)
13 Paul Kaba Thieba
(born 1960)
6 January 2016 19 January 2019
(resigned)
3 years, 13 days Independent Kaboré
Vacant (19 – 24 January 2019)
14 Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré
(born 1948)
24 January 2019 10 December 2021 2 years, 320 days Independent Kaboré
15 Lassina Zerbo
(born 1963)
10 December 2021 24 January 2022
(deposed)
45 days Independent
Vacant (24 January – 3 March 2022)
Albert Ouédraogo
(born 1969)
3 March 2022 30 September 2022
(deposed)
211 days Independent Damiba
Vacant (30 September 2022 – 21 October 2022)
Apollinaire Joachim Kyélem de Tambèla
(born 1958)
21 October 2022 Incumbent 1 year, 271 days Independent Traoré

Timeline

Apollinaire J. Kyélem de TambèlaAlbert OuédraogoLassina ZerboChristophe Joseph Marie DabiréPaul Kaba ThiebaYacouba Isaac ZidaLuc-Adolphe TiaoTertius ZongoParamanga Ernest YonliKadré Désiré OuédraogoRoch Marc Christian KaboréYoussouf OuédraogoThomas SankaraSaye ZerboJoseph ConomboSangoulé LamizanaGérard Kango Ouédraogo

See also

References

  1. ^ "Salaire des agents de l'Etat : Ce que gagnent les hautes personnalités - leFaso.net, l'actualité au Burkina Faso". lefaso.net.
  2. ^ "Burkina Faso transitional president names jurist as interim PM". Reuters. 21 October 2022. Retrieved 22 October 2022.