Prime Minister of The Gambia
Formation14 March 1961
First holderPierre Sarr N'Jie
Final holderDawda Jawara
Abolished24 April 1970
SuccessionPresident of the Gambia

The Prime Minister of The Gambia, known as the Chief Minister from 1961–1962, was the head of government in the Gambia Colony and Protectorate, and later The Gambia, from 1961 to 1970. The position was only held by two people, Pierre Sarr N'Jie and Dawda Jawara.

Prime ministers, 1961–1970

Political parties

  United Party (PP)
  People's Progressive Party (PPP)
No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
Gambia Colony and Protectorate (1961–1965)
1 Pierre Sarr N'Jie
(1909–1993)
1960 14 March 1961 12 June 1962 1 year, 90 days UP
2 Dawda Jawara
(1924–2019)
1962 12 June 1962 18 February 1965 2 years,
249 days
PPP
The Gambia (1965–1970)
2 Dawda Jawara
(1924–2019)
1966 18 February 1965 24 April 1970 5 years,
62 days
PPP

See also

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