Mamadu Ture Kuruma

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mamadu Ture Kuruma
Chairman of the Military Command of Guinea-Bissau
In office
12 April 2012 – 11 May 2012
Preceded by Raimundo Pereira (Acting President)
Succeeded by Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo (Acting President)
Personal details
Born 26 April 1947
Political party Independent
Military service
Allegiance  Guinea-Bissau
Service/branch Army

Major General Mamadu Ture Kuruma (or N'Krumah) (born 26 April 1947) is a Guinea-Bissauan military vice-chief of staff and the leader of the Military Command that took power following a coup against acting President Raimundo Pereira and former Prime Minister and leading candidate for president Carlos Gomes Júnior. On April 13, he promised to form a national unity government within days.[1] On May 18, 2012, the UN Security council adopted a resolution on the travel ban for members of the Military Command, including Kuruma.[2]

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Raimundo Pereira
as Acting President of Guinea-Bissau
Chairman of the Military Command of Guinea-Bissau
2012
Succeeded by
Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo
as Acting President of Guinea-Bissau