Senegal Health Minister Sacked After Babies Die in Hospital Fire

By Reuters Staff

May 27, 2022

DAKAR (Reuters) - Senegal President Macky Sall on Thursday sacked his health minister, Abdoulaye Diouf Sarr, a government decree showed, after 11 babies were killed by a fire in a hospital neonatal ward.

Sarr will be replaced by Marie Khemesse Ngom Ndiaye, the ministry's director general, according to the decree.