Giuma Ahmed Atigha

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Giuma Ahmed Atigha
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President of the General National Congress of Libya
Acting
In office
28 May 2013 – 25 June 2013
Prime Minister Ali Zeidan
Deputy Saleh Essaleh
Preceded by Mohamed Yousef el-Magariaf (full force)
Succeeded by Nouri Abusahmain (full force)
Personal details
Born 1950 (age 66–67)[citation needed]
Political party Independent
Religion Sunni Islam

Giuma Ahmad Atigha (born 1950[citation needed]) is Libyan politician who has served as Deputy President of the General National Congress of Libya since 2012, and Acting President of the General National Congress of Libya since resignation of Mohamed Yousef el-Magariaf on 28 May 2013.

Political career[edit]

On 7 July 2012, Giuma Ahmed Atigha was elected as an independent congressman in the 2012 Congressional election. On 10 August, he was elected as deputy president of the General National Congress. Atigha became the acting president of the Congress after the resignation of Mohammed Magariaf. As caretaker head of state, he became the Commander-in-chief of the army.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mohammed Magariaf
President of the General National Congress of Libya
Acting

2013
Succeeded by
Nouri Abusahmain