Ikililou Dhoinine

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Ikililou Dhoinine
إكليل ظنين
Ikililou Dhoinine 2012.jpg
President of the Comoros
Assumed office
26 May 2011
Vice President Fouad Mohadji
Mohamed Ali Soilih
Nourdine Bourhane
Preceded by Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed
Vice President of the Comoros
In office
Serving with Idi Nadhoim
President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi
Preceded by Caabi El-Yachroutu Mohamed
Rachidi ben Massonde
Succeeded by Fouad Mohadji
Mohamed Ali Soilih
Nourdine Bourhane
Personal details
Born (1962-08-14) 14 August 1962 (age 53)
Djoièzi, Comoros
Political party Baobab Movement
Spouse(s) Hadidja Abubacarr
Religion Islam

Ikililou Dhoinine (born 14 August 1962) is a Comorian politician who has been President of Comoros since 2011; he was a Vice-President of Comoros from 2006 to 2011.

Political career[edit]

Dhoinine won the 2010 Comorian presidential election, in which he received the most votes in the first round (28.19%). He faced Mohamed Said Fazul and Abdou Djabir in a run-off election[1] and received 61.12% to win the Presidency. A member of the ruling party, Dhoinine was supported in the election by incumbent President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi. Previously, he had worked in the Ministry of Finance as the Vice-President in charge of Budget and Women's Entrepreneurship.[2] From 26 March to 31 March 2008, he was the provisional President of Anjouan, an island in the Comoros.[3]

Dhoinine, a pharmacist by training, is the first President of Comoros from the island of Mohéli.[4]

Dhoinine served for five years as deputy to outgoing president Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi.[5]

At his inauguration Dhoinine pledged to "stop at nothing in the fight against corruption".[5] As such he initiated the National Commission for the Prevention and Fight Against Corruption and the Regulatory Authority for Public Procurement to increase transparency.[6]

Dhoinine's wife is Hadidja Abubacarr I'Dhoinine, the First Lady of Comoros.[7]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Caabi El-Yachroutu Mohamed
Rachidi ben Massonde
Vice President of the Comoros
Served alongside: Idi Nadhoim
Succeeded by
Fouad Mohadji
Mohamed Ali Soilih
Nourdine Bourhane
Preceded by
Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi
President of the Comoros