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Last updated

Sep, 2022

President/Head of StateFaure Essozimna Gnassingbé
Prime MinisterVictoire Sidémého Tomegah-Dogbe
Size of Cabinet32
National AssemblyAssemblée Nationale
Seats in NA91
Parties in NA6 + 18 Indp
Female MPs in NA16.48%
Term of National Assembly5 years
Term of President5 years
Number of NA Elections held7
Number of PE held7
Next NA Elections2023
Next PE Elections2025

List of cabinet

Head of StatePresidentFaure Essozimna Gnassingbé
Chief of StaffSecretary General of the PresidencySandra Ablamba Ahoefavi Johnson
Head of GovernmentPrime Minister Victoire Sidémého Tomegah-Dogbe
Chief of StaffSecretary General of the GovernmentKanka-Malik Natchaba
FinanceMinister of Economy and FinanceSani Yaya
ForeignMinister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and Togolese AbroadRobert Dussey
DefenseMinister of the Armed ForcesEssossimna Marguerite Gnakade
HealthMinister of Health, Public Hygiene and Universal Access to Health CareMoustafa Mijiyawa
JusticeKeeper of Seals, Minister of Justice and LegislationKokouvi Pius Agbetomey
AgricultureMinister of Agriculture, Livestock and Rural DevelopmentAntoine Lekpa Gbegbeni
Minister of Maritime Economy, Fisheries and Coastal ProtectionEdem Kokou Tengue
EnergyMinister Delegate to the President of the Republic in charge of Energy and MinesMawougno Aziable
Natural ResourcesMinister of Water and Village HydraulicsBolidja Tiem
EducationMinister of Primary, Secondary, Technical and Craft EducationKomla Dodzi Kokoroko
Minister of Higher Education and ResearchMajeste Ihou Wateba
EconomyMinister of Commerce, Industry and Local ConsumptionKodjo Adedza
Digital/ITMinister of Digital Economy and Digital TransformationCina Lawson
InteriorMinister of Security and Civil ProtectionYark Damehame
MediaMinister of Communication and MediaAkoda Ayewouadan
EnvironmentMinister of the Environment and Forest ResourcesKatari Foli-Bazi
LaborMinister of Public Service, Labor and Social DialogueGilbert B. Bawara
OthersMinister of Grassroots Development, Youth and Youth EmploymentMyriam Dossou--d’Almeida
Minister of Public WorksZouréhatou Tcha-Kondo
Minister of Sports and RecreationLidi Bessi Kama
Ministry Of Territorial Administration, Decentralization And Territory DevelopmentPayadowa Boukpessi
Minister of Social Action, Promotion of Women and LiteracyAdjovi Lolonyo Anakoma-Apedoh
Minister of Rights, Citizenship Training, Relations with Institutions of the RepublicChristian Trimua
Minister of Road, Rail and Air TransportAffoh Atcha-Dedji
Minister of Culture and TourismKossi Gbényo Lamadokou
Minister of Town Planning, Housing and Land ReformKoffi Tsolenyanou
Minister responsible for Financial Inclusion and the Organization of the Informal SectorMazamesso Assih
Minister of Accessibility and Rural RoadsBouraïma Kanfitine Tcheda Issa
Minister of Investment and PromotionRose Kayi Mivedor

Main political party

Name of partyFoundationTimes Elected to NATimes Won at NATimes Won at PE
Union for the Republic (UNIR); (successor of the Togolese People's Rally, RPT)1960775
Union of Forces for Change (UFC)300

Last NA elections results

NA elections/Parties winning seatsSeats
Union for the Republic (UNIR)59
Union of Forces for Change (UFC)6
Togo's New Commitment (TNC)3
Patriotic Movement for Democracy and Development (PMDD)3
Central Republican Movement (CRM)1
Pan-African Democratic Party (PDP)1
Number of parties winning seats6
Number of parties contesting12
Female MPs16.48%
Voter turnout59.25%

Last Presidential elections results

Presidential elections  
Faure GnassingbéUNIR70.78
Agbéyomé KodjoMPDD19.46
Jean-Pierre FabreANC4.68
Aimé Gogué ADDI2.4
Wolou KomiPSR1.2
Total no of candidates7
Voter Turnout92.28%

Voting System

  • PE: President directly elected by simple majority popular vote for a 5-year term (no term limits)
  • NA: Members directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by closed, party-list proportional representation vote to serve 5-year terms)

Source: CIA World Factbook