Faure Gnassingbé

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Faure Gnassingbé
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Faure Gnassingbé 29 November 2006
Preses o Togo
Assumed office
4 Mey 2005
Prime MeenisterKoffi Sama
Edem Kodjo
Yawovi Agboyibo
Komlan Mally
Gilbert Houngbo
Kwesi Ahoomey-Zunu
Precedit biBonfoh Abass (Acting)
In office
5 Februar 2005 – 25 Februar 2005
Prime MeenisterKoffi Sama
Precedit biGnassingbé Eyadéma
Succeedit biBonfoh Abass (Actin)
Personal details
Born (1966-06-06) 6 Juin 1966 (age 56)
Afagnan, Togo
Poleetical pairtyRally o the Togolese Fowk
Alma materSorbonne
George Washington Varsity

Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé (born Juin 6, 1966[1]) is a Togolese politeecian who haes been the Preses o Togo syne Mey 4, 2005. A son o Preses Gnassingbé Eyadéma, he wis appyntit tae the govrenment bi his faither, servin as Meenister o Equipment, Mines, Posts, an Telecommunications frae 2003 tae 2005. When Eyadéma died on Februar 5, 2005, Gnassingbé wis immediately installed as Preses wi support frae the airmy. Doubts regardin the constitutional legitimacy o the succession led tae hivy regional pressur bein placed on Gnassingbé, an he resigned on Februar 25. He then wan a controversial presidential election on Aprile 24, 2005, an wis sworn in as Preses again.

Gnassingbé is the Naitional Preses o the Rally o the Togolese Fowk (RPT), the rulin poleetical pairty. He wis re-elected for a seicont term as Preses o Togo in 2010.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Biographie de nouveau président" Archived 2008-10-14 at the Wayback Machine, Radio Lome (in French).