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Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga

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Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga
Maïga in 2019
Prime Minister of Mali
In office
31 December 2017 – 18 April 2019
PresidentIbrahim Boubacar Keïta
Preceded byAbdoulaye Idrissa Maïga
Succeeded byBoubou Cissé
Foreign Minister of Mali
In office
5 April 2011 – 21 March 2012
Preceded byMoctar Ouane
Succeeded bySadio Lamine Sow
Personal details
Born(1954-06-08)8 June 1954
Gao, French Sudan
(now Mali)
Died21 March 2022(2022-03-21) (aged 67)
Bamako, Mali
Political partyAlliance for Solidarity in Mali

Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga (French pronunciation: ​[sumelu bubɛj maiga]; 8 June 1954 – 21 March 2022)[1] is a Malian politician. He was the Prime Minister of Mali from 31 December 2017 until 19 April 2017. As a result of protests after the Ogossagou massacre, Maïga and his entire government resigned from office.[2]

on August 26, 2021, Maïga was placed under arrest warrant, by the indictment chamber of the Supreme Court of Mali, in the case of the purchase of a presidential plane during the presidency of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.

Maïga died on 21 March 2022 in prison in Bamako, Mali at the age of 67.[3]


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  1. "Mali : l'ex-ministre de la Défense Soumeylou Boubèye Maiga nommé Premier ministre". Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  2. "Mali's prime minister and his entire government resign". CNN. 19 April 2019. Retrieved 2021-08-01.
  3. Mali : l’ancien Premier ministre Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga est mort (in French)