Ali Lankoandé

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Ali Lankoandé (10 November 1930[1] – 28 May 2014) is a Burkinabé politician from Burkina Faso. He was President of the Party for Democracy and Progress/Socialist Party (PDP/PS) from 2005 to 2008.

Lankoandé headed the National Social Security Fund and served as a deputy in the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, as well as Minister of National Education, during the 1970s.[1]

Lankoandé was elected to succeed Joseph Ki-Zerbo as President of the PDP/PS on 5 February 2005.[1] Running as the PDP/PS candidate in the 13 November 2005 presidential election, Lankoandé placed sixth out of 13 candidates, receiving 1.74% of the vote.

Lankoandé died on 28 May 2014.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c CV at petiteacademie.gov.bf (French).
  2. ^ "Qui était le Pr Ali Lankoandé ?", Radio Omega, 12 August 2016 (French).