Mohamed Abdoulahi

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Mohamed Abdoulahi is a Nigerien politician who served for a time as Niger's Minister of Mines and Energy under President Mamadou Tandja.

Abdoulahi was President of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS-Amana) from 1992[1][2] to 1996. He then joined the Support Committee for Ibrahim Maïnassara Baré (COSIMBA) and Baré's ruling party, the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP-Jama'a). Later, following Baré's assassination, Abdoulahi became a Technical Adviser to Prime Minister Hama Amadou and joined the ruling National Movement for the Development of Society (MNSD) in 2004; in the December 2004 parliamentary election, he was elected to the National Assembly as an MNSD candidate.[1]

Abdoulahi served only briefly in the National Assembly before being appointed to the government as Minister of Mines and Energy on 30 December 2004.[3] He remained in that position in the government formed on 9 June 2007 under Prime Minister Seyni Oumarou.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gouvernement du 1er mars 2007 : Iniquité et part du lion du MNSD", Roue de l'Histoire, n° 342, 7 March 2007 (Tamtaminfo.com) (French).
  2. ^ History of the UDPS-Amana (French).
  3. ^ "GOUVERNEMENTS DE LA TRANSITION DE TANDJA MAMADOU", official Nigerien presidency web site (French).
  4. ^ "Niger : President Mamadou Tandja approves new govt.", African Press Agency, 9 June 2007.