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Former PM Soro elected head of I.Coast parliament

AFP
12 March 2012 | Ivory Coast
Guillaume Soro.  By Sia Kambou (AFP/File)
Guillaume Soro. By Sia Kambou (AFP/File)

YAMOUSSOUKRO (AFP) - Former prime minister Guillaume Soro was unanimously elected the new speaker of Ivory Coast's parliament on Monday, becoming the first holder of the post in a decade.

The election of Soro, who was the only candidate, came after he stood down as premier last Thursday when official results from December's legislative elections were finally issued.

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