Mamadu Ture Kuruma

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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

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 N'Krumah.[2]

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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