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Prime Minister of the
Republic of Senegal
Coat of arms of Senegal.svg
Coat of Arms of Senegal
Appointer Macky Sall,
as President of Senegal
Inaugural holder Mamadou Dia
Formation 18 May 1960
Final holder Mohammed Dionne
Abolished 14 May 2019

The Prime Minister of Senegal was the head of government of Senegal. The Prime Minister was appointed by the President of Senegal, who is directly elected for a seven-year term. The Prime Minister, in turn, appointed the Senegalese cabinet.

On 14 May 2019, the post was removed and no longer active.

List

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political Party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Mamadou Dia 1962.jpg Mamadou Dia
(1910–2009)
18 May 1960 18 December 1962 2 years,

213 days

PSS
Post abolished (18 December 1962 – 26 February 1970)
2 Abdou Diouf.jpg Abdou Diouf
(1935–)
26 February 1970 31 December 1980 10 years,

310 days

PSS
3 Visite de Sekou Touré (cropped).jpg Habib Thiam
(1933–2017)
1 January 1981 3 April 1983 2 years,

93 days

PSS
Moustapha Niasse 2009.jpg Moustapha Niasse
(1939–)
Acting Prime Minister
3 April 1983 29 April 1983 26 days PSS
Post abolished (29 April 1983 – 8 April 1991)
(3) Visite de Sekou Touré (cropped).jpg Habib Thiam
(1933–2017)
8 April 1991 3 July 1998 7 years,

85 days

PSS
4 No image.png Mamadou Lamine Loum
(1952–)
3 July 1998 5 April 2000 1 year,

275 days

PSS
5 Moustapha Niasse 2009.jpg Moustapha Niasse
(1939–)
5 April 2000 3 March 2001 332 days AFP
6 No image.png Mame Madior Boye
(1940–)
3 March 2001 4 November 2002 1 year,

246 days

PDS
7 Idrissa seck 33.JPG Idrissa Seck
(1960–)
4 November 2002 21 July 2004 1 year,

189 days

PDS
8 Macky Sall - 2008.jpg Macky Sall
(1961–)
21 July 2004 19 June 2007 2 years,

353 days

PDS
9 Haguibou Soumaré.jpg Cheikh Hadjibou Soumaré
(1951–)
19 June 2007 30 April 2009 1 year,

315 days

Independent
10 Souleymane ndéné ndiaye .jpg Souleymane Ndéné Ndiaye
(1958–)
30 April 2009 5 April 2012 2 years,

340 days

PDS
11 No image.png Abdoul Mbaye
(1953–)
5 April 2012 1 September 2013 1 year,

148 days

Independent
12 Aminata Touré (cropped).jpg Aminata Touré
(1962–)
1 September 2013 8 July 2014 310 days APR
13 Mohammed Dionne.jpg Mohammed Dionne
(1961–)
8 July 2014 14 May 2019 4 years,

50 days

Independent
Post abolished (14 May 2019 – present)
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