Eunício Oliveira

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Eunício Oliveira
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President of the Federal Senate
Assumed office
1 February 2017
Preceded byRenan Calheiros
Senator for Ceará
Assumed office
1 February 2011
Federal Deputy for Ceará
In office
1 February 1999 – 1 February 2011
Licensed between 2004–2005
Minister of Communications
In office
23 January 2004 – 14 July 2005
PresidentLuiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Preceded byMiro Teixeira
Succeeded byHélio Costa
Personal details
Born (1952-09-30) 30 September 1952 (age 66)
Lavras da Mangabeira, Ceará, Brazil
Political partyMDB (1972–1981)
PMDB (1981–2017)
MDB (2017–present)
ProfessionBusinessman

Eunício Lopes de Oliveira (born September 30, 1952) is a Brazilian politician and businessman. He has represented Ceará in the Federal Senate since 2011 and became president of the Senate of Brazil on February 1, 2017.[1] Previously, he was a federal congressman representing Ceará from 1999 to 2011. He is a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party.[2] He was candidate running for Governor of Ceará in 2014. He is mentioned in 2017 among the beneficiaries of bribes from the multinational JBS.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eunício Oliveira é eleito presidente do Senado para os próximos dois anos". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2017-02-02.
  2. ^ "Senador Eunício Oliveira". Federal Senate. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  3. ^ http://www.telesurtv.net/news/3493-millones-de-dolares-pago-JBS-en-sobornos-a-Michel-Temer-20170730-0046.html
Government offices
Preceded by
Miro Teixeira
Minister of Communications
2004–2005
Succeeded by
Hélio Costa
Political offices
Preceded by
Renan Calheiros
President of the Federal Senate
2017–present
Incumbent
Lines of succession
Preceded by
Rodrigo Maia
as President of the Chamber of Deputies
Brazilian presidential line of succession
3rd in line
as President of the Federal Senate
Followed by
Dias Toffoli
as President of the Supreme Federal Court
Order of precedence
Preceded by
Hamilton Mourão
as Vice President of Brazil
Brazilian order of precedence
3rd in line
as President of the Federal Senate
Followed by
Rodrigo Maia
as President of the Chamber of Deputies