Faure Gnassingbé

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Faure Gnassingbé
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4th President of Togo
Assumed office
4 May 2005
Prime MinisterKoffi Sama
Edem Kodjo
Yawovi Agboyibo
Komlan Mally
Gilbert Houngbo
Kwesi Ahoomey-Zunu
Komi Sélom Klassou
Preceded byBonfoh Abass (Acting)
In office
5 February 2005 – 25 February 2005
Prime MinisterKoffi Sama
Preceded byGnassingbé Eyadéma
Succeeded byBonfoh Abass (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1966-06-06) 6 June 1966 (age 53)
Afagnan, Togo
Political partyUNIR (2012–present)
RPT (?–2012)
Spouse(s)Nana Ama Kuffour
RelationsGnassingbé Eyadéma (father)
Kpatcha (half-brother)
Alma materParis Dauphine University
George Washington (MBA)

Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Eyadéma (French pronunciation: ​[foʁ ɡnasiŋɡbe]; born 6 June 1966[1]) is a Togolese politician. He has been the President of Togo since 2005. Before his election, he was appointed by his father, President Gnassingbé Eyadéma, as Minister of Equipment, Mines, Posts, and Telecommunications, serving from 2003 to 2005.

In the April 2015 presidential election, Gnassingbé won a third term, defeating his main challenger, Jean-Pierre Fabre, by a margin of about 59% to 35%, according to official results.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biographie de nouveau président" Archived 2008-10-14 at the Wayback Machine, Radio Lome (French).
  2. "Présidentielle 2015 : La CENI proclame les résultats provisoires - CENI TOGO". www.ceni-tg.org.

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