Abdoulatifou Aly

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Abdoulatifou Aly
Abdoulatifou Aly.jpg
Member of the National Assembly of France for 1st Constituency of Mayotte
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007 French legislative election
Personal details
Born 12 April 1960
Madagascar Diégo Suarez, Madagascar
Political party MDM
Other political
affiliations
MoDem
Committees Constitutional Acts, Legislation and General Administration Committee

Abdoulatifou Aly (born April 12, 1960) is a member of the National Assembly of France and represents the island of Mayotte.[1] He is a member of the Democratic Movement (MoDem aka Mouvement Démocratique) nationally, but is a member of the Mahoran Departmentalist Movement (Mouvement départementaliste Mahorais) in Mayotte.

Aly campaigned strongly for the "Yes" result in the 2009 Mahoran status referendum, arguing that Mayotte and its citizens are an integral part of France: "We may be black, poor and Muslim, but we have been French longer than Nice."[2] The victory of the "Yes" vote ensures that Mayotte will become a full French department in 2011.

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.
  1. ^ Office of the Secretary General (2012). "Abdoulatifou Aly". Assemblee-nationale.fr (in French). National Assembly of France. Retrieved 25 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Bauer, Christophe (2009-03-29). "Mayotte votes for full French integration". France 24. Retrieved 2009-03-29.