Administration affirms Vice President’s acquiescence, gives reason
The Vice President of Ivory Coast, Daniel Kablan Duncan has left his position.
The Presidency affirmed Duncan’s acquiescence on Monday.
An announcement by President Alassane Ouattara’s Secretary-General, Patrick Achi said Duncan surrendered on close to home grounds.
As per Achi: “The President of the Republic continued on Wednesday, July 8, to the marking of a declaration ending the elements of Daniel Kablan Duncan as VP of the Republic.
“After a few talks, the remainder of which occurred on Tuesday, July 7, President Alassane Ouattara observed this acquiescence and continued to sign the declaration ending Daniel Kablan Duncan.”
Duncan had recently filled in as Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire from 1993-1999 under Henri Konan Bedié and again from 2012-2017 under the current president, Ouattara.