|Prime Minister of Burkina Faso|
18 April 2011 – 30 October 2014
|Preceded by||Tertius Zongo|
|Born||4 June 1954
Tenkodogo, Upper Volta
(now Burkina Faso)
|Political party||Congress for Democracy and Progress|
|Alma mater||University of Dakar
University of Ouagadougou
Luc-Adolphe Tiao (born 4 June 1954) is a former Prime Minister of Burkina Faso. He served as Prime Minister from 2011 to 2014. His predecessor was Tertius Zongo. Before he was prime minister, Tiao studied to be a priest. Tiao resigned in December 27, 2012, but then-President of Burkina Faso Blaise Compaoré reappointed him as Prime Minister three days later.
On 30 October 2014, it was reported that President Blaise Compaoré decided to dissolve the government and declare a state of emergency. On 31 October 2014, Compaoré resigned.
References[change | change source]
- Malika Groga-Bada, "Burkina Faso : Luc Adolphe Tiao, le joker de Blaise Compaoré", Jeune Afrique, 10 May 2011 (French).