Hospitalized for a few days at the Military Hospital in Paris, then transferred to Germany in Emergency on the morning of March 6, the Ivorian Prime Minister, Hamed Bakayoko, finally died on Wednesday March 10, 2021. the Ivorian state.
Message from the President of the Republic HE Mr. Alassane Ouattara
My dear compatriots,
Our country is in mourning.
I am deeply saddened to announce the death of Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko, Head of Government, Minister of Defense, this Wednesday March 10, 2021, in Germany, as a result of cancer.
I pay tribute to the Prime Minister, Hamed Bakayoko, my son and close collaborator, too soon torn from our affection.
Prime Minister Hamed Bakayoko served Côte d’Ivoire with dedication and self-sacrifice. He was a great statesman, a model for our youth, a personality of great generosity and exemplary loyalty.
On behalf of the Government and on my own behalf, I would like to offer my deepest condolences to his wife, his children, the great Bakayoko family, all the allied families as well as all Ivorians.
That his soul rests in peace!