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Mahamane Ousmane

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Mahamane Ousmane
4th President of Niger
In office
16 April 1993 – 27 January 1996
Prime MinisterMahamadou Issoufou
Souley Abdoulaye
Hama Amadou
Preceded byAli Saibou
Succeeded byIbrahim Baré Maïnassara
President of the National Assembly of Niger
In office
December 1999 – May 2009
Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament
In office
Personal details
Born (1950-01-20) 20 January 1950 (age 74)
Zinder, Niger, French West Africa
Political partyDemocratic and Social Convention-Rahama
Other political
Democratic and Republican Renewal (since 2020)
Spouse(s)Nana Mariama Ibrahim Adjia

Mahamane Ousmane (born 20 January 1950)[1] is a Nigerien politician. He was the first democratically elected and fourth President of Niger from 16 April 1993[2] until he was removed from power in a military coup d'état on 27 January 1996.

He has run for president in each election since he was removed from office, and he was president of the National Assembly from December 1999 to May 2009.

Since April 2020, he is the president of the Democratic and Republican Renewal (RDR Tchanji), the opposition party of Niger.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "President of the National Assembly of Niger Mahamane Ousmane Elected President of the IPU Committee on Human Rights of Parliamentarians". Inter-Parliamentary Union. 15 January 2004. Retrieved 22 February 2022., press release no. 179,
  2. "Background Notes: Niger, July 1994". Archived from the original on 3 February 2006. Retrieved 15 August 2006.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link), U.S. Department of State.
  3. Page at the official website of the National Assembly of Niger Archived 13 February 2005 at the Wayback Machine (in French).