Luc-Adolphe Tiao

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Luc-Adolphe Tiao
Prime Minister of Burkina Faso
Assumed office
18 April 2011
President Blaise Compaoré
Preceded by Tertius Zongo
Personal details
Born 4 June 1954 (1954-06-04) (age 60)
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 1954) is the Prime Minister of Burkina Faso. He began his term as Prime minister in 2011. His predecessor was Tertius Zongo. Before he was prime minister, Tiao studied to be a priest.[1] Tiao resigned in December 27, 2012, but President of Burkina Faso Blaise Compaoré reappointed him as Prime Minister three days later.

References[change | change source]

  1. Malika Groga-Bada, "Burkina Faso : Luc Adolphe Tiao, le joker de Blaise Compaoré", Jeune Afrique, 10 May 2011 (French).