Sylvestre Ilunga

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Sylvestre Ilunga
26th Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
In office
7 September 2019 – 28 January 2021
PresidentFélix Tshisekedi
Preceded byBruno Tshibala
Succeeded byJean-Michel Sama Lukonde
Personal details
Born1947 (age 73–74)
Katanga Province, Belgian Congo (now Haut-Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Alma materLovanium University

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba (born 1947) is a Congolese politician. He was appointed as the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in May 2019. He has had a long political career going back to the 1970s.

Ilunga has also been the secretary general of Congo's national railway company.[1][2][3] He is an ally of former President Joseph Kabila.[4]

He resigned in February 2021.

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