Albert Ouédraogo

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Albert Ouédraogo
Interim Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
Assumed office
3 March 2022
PresidentPaul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba
Preceded byLassina Zerbo
Personal details
Born6 April 1969 (1969-04-06) (age 53)
Dori, Séno, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso)

Albert Ouédraogo is a Burkinabé economist who is serving as the Prime Minister,[1] following the 2022 Burkina Faso coup d'état. He was appointed to the post by President Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba on 3 March 2022, following his official inauguration.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Albert Ouédraogo was born on 6 April 1969, in Dori, Séno.


Albert Ouédraogo has taught in several public and private universities in Burkina Faso. In particular, Ouédraogo taught accounting at the University of Ouagadougou as well as at the private university Aube Nouvelle.[3]


  1. ^ "Burkina Faso investigates mine flood as rescue efforts continue". 2 May 2022. Retrieved 31 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Burkina Faso junta names prime minister for 'transition' period". France 24. 3 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Burkina Faso : Albert Ouédraogo nouveau Premier ministre". Jeune Afrique. 4 March 2022.