Sudan : Omar al-Bashir restructured his Cabinet Politcs

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir. Photo: AFP

NEWSROOM (ADV) – Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has reshuffled his cabinet, appointing at least 15 new ministers, state news agency SUNA said on Wednesday.

Changes included the ministers of petroleum, finance and the interior.

On Saturday, al-Bashir appointed Defense Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf as first vice-president, and Mohamed Tahir Ella, former governor of Gezira State, as prime minister.

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Earlier, al-Bashir also appointed 18 military officers as governors of Sudanese states.

Al-Bashir on Friday declared state of emergency all over Sudan for one year and dissolved all governments on the central and state levels.

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