Mohamed Bazoum

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Mohamed Bazoum
محمد بازوم
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Mohamed Bazoum in 2011
10th President of Niger
Assumed office
2 April 2021
Prime MinisterOuhoumoudou Mahamadou
Preceded byMahamadou Issoufou
President of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism
Assumed office
March 2011
Preceded byMahamadou Issoufou
Minister of the Interior
In office
13 April 2016 – 29 June 2020
PresidentMahamadou Issoufou
Prime MinisterBrigi Rafini
Preceded byHassoumi Massaoudou
Succeeded byAlkache Alhada
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
21 April 2011 – 25 February 2015
PresidentMahamadou Issoufou
Prime MinisterBrigi Rafini
Preceded byTouré Aminatou Maiga
Succeeded byAïchatou Boulama Kané
In office
PresidentMahamane Ousmane
Prime MinisterAmadou Cissé
Preceded byAbdourahmane Hama
Succeeded byAndré Salifou
Member of the National Assembly
In office
February 2005 – unknown
In office
11 April 1993 – January 1995
ConstituencyTesker (special)
Personal details
Mohamed Bazoum

(1960-01-01) 1 January 1960 (age 63)
Bilabrine, N'guigmi Cercle, French Niger
Political partyNigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism
Spouse(s)Hadiza Ben Mabrouk
Alma materCheikh Anta Diop University
ReligionSunni Islam
EthnicityDiffa Arab

Mohamed Bazoum (Arabic: محمد بازوم), is a Nigerien politician who is the current president of the Republic of Niger. He has been in office since 2 April 2021.[1]

Before becoming a President, he was the President of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism (PNDS-Tarayya).[2]

In December 2022, Mohamed Bazoum was appointed current president of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), during the 23rd ordinary summit of heads of state and government of the organization in Abidjan.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Niger's Mohamed Bazoum sworn in as president after failed coup". BBC News. 2021-04-02. Retrieved 2021-04-02.
  2. "Niger's Bazoum offers stability over democracy". Emerald Expert Briefings. oxan–db (oxan–db). Jan 1, 2019. doi:10.1108/OXAN-DB243255. S2CID 242418996. Retrieved Dec 27, 2020 – via Emerald Insight.
  3. "Uemoa : Bazoum, croissance et inflation au menu du sommet des chefs d'État – Jeune Afrique". (in French). Retrieved 2022-12-06.