Gabon says Bongo's son 'competent' for top presidential post

The Gabonese presidency has defended the recent appointment of the president's son as a top presidential aide stressing that it was more for his competence and experience than any other reason.

The 27-year-old Noureddin Bongo Valentin, was last Thursday appointed the general coordinator of Presidential Affairs, to "assist the President of the Republic in the conduct of all State affairs," a government statement said.

The presidency dismissed claims that the first son was been propped up politi…

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