Ndjamena: A Woman at the Head of the New Municipal Executive Team

At the end of the extraordinary session of the City Council of the Municipality of the City of N’Djamena, Chad, the Government Delegate to the N’Djamena City Council officially installed, on November 7th, 2016, the new municipal executive team chaired by a woman, Mrs. Djimet Ibet/Mariam Mahamat Maïtha.

The new team that Mrs. Djimet Ibet/Mariam Mahamat Maïtha chairs as Mayor is composed by Atidjani Abderamane Nourene, 1st Deputy Mayor, Saleh Kochi zougoulou, 2nd Deputy Mayor, and Mrs. Djondang Keb-Keyne Denise, 3rd Deputy Mayor.

Mrs. Djimet Ibet Mariam who, so far, was an adviser to the President of the Republic, made a commitment “to help, with the contribution of each of her fellow countrywomen and countrymen, in the success of the legitimate ambitions of the Head of State to make Ndjamena a beautiful city”.

For his part, the Government Delegate to the N’Djamena City Council, Mr. Dago Yacoub, insisted that the choice of Mrs. Djimet Ibet/Mariam Mahamat Maïtha and Mrs. Djondang Keb-Keyne Denise by the city council is “a challenge for them and for all the women of the country to show their capacity to lead and to manage well.”

The city of Ndjamena has a population of approximately 2 million people and besides its status of the capital city of Chad, it has a particular status, which confers it the rank of full region with a governor, and ten districts headed each by a mayor.

Source: Municipality of the City of N’Djamena

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