Housseini Amion Guindo

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Housseini Amion Guindo

Housseïni Amion Guindo, “Poulo” (born April 21, 1970) is a Malian politician. He is the current Minister of Sport since 12 April 2014.[1]

He has been elected member of parliament in 2005 and 2010 to represent the Sikasso Cercle.

In 2011, he is designated to represent the CODEM party and the PUR (Partis Unis pour la République) party coalition for the 2012 presidential election.[2]

Biography[edit]

Born on April 21, 1970, in Bandiagara in the Mopti Region, he is married to Aminata Guindo. Muslim, he is the father of four: Boubacar, Ali, Awa and Maya.

He obtains his baccalauréat in 1991 at Monseigneur Didier de Montclos High School in Sikasso then joins the Bamako ENSup where he gets a Master's degree in Humanities in 1997.

Political career[edit]

In 2005, independent candidate, he is elected member of parliament, representing the Sikasso Cercle.

In 2005, he joins RPM which he leaves in 2007, before the elections.

In 2007, he is reelected as member of parliament in Sikasso Cercle.

In 2008, he is elected president of CODEM, party he co-founded that same year.

In 2013, he finishes in fifth place in the first round of Mali's presidential election, garnering over 144,000 votes.[3]

Football[edit]

In 2004, he acquires the Stade Malien de Sikasso, a football club founded in 1963. The club accesses first division for the first time in 2004.

From 2007 to 2009, he is vice-president of the Malian Football Federation.

Education[edit]

He opened two schools in the city of Sikasso:

  • Amion Guindo High School in 2001.
  • Bah Fanta Professional School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Cabinet announced". Trade Bridge Consultants. 12 April 2014.
  2. ^ Les PUR choisissent Housseini Amion Guindo dit poulo de la CODEM candidat à la présidentielle 2012 : Moussa Mara et ses amis boudent Archived 2012-04-20 at the Wayback Machine, L'Indépendant, September 14th 2011.
  3. ^ RESULTATS PROVISOIRES COMPLETS DE L'ELECTION PRESIDENTIELLE (1ER TOUR) SCRUTIN DU 28 JUILLET 2013, 2 August 2013, http://www.matcl.gov.ml/PDF/rsltglobal2013_1t.pdf Archived 2013-09-21 at the Wayback Machine