Lotfi Ben Jeddou
|Lotfi Ben Jeddou|
|لطفي بن جدو|
|Minister of the Interior|
14 March 2013 – 6 February 2015
|Prime Minister||Mehdi Jomaa
|Preceded by||Ali Laarayedh|
|Succeeded by||Mohamed Najem Gharsalli|
July 31, 1964 |
Sbeitla, Kasserine Governorate
Lotfi Ben Jeddou (Sbeitla, July 31, 1964) is a Tunisian magistrate who has been Minister of the Interior since March 2013. Following the resignation of former Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, Ali Larayedh was designated as his successor on 8 March 2013 and named his government with Othman Jerandi as foreign minister, Rachid Sabbagh as defense minister, and Lotfi Ben Jeddou as Minister of the Interior. The government was approved by the Constituent Assembly (139-45) on 13 March 2013 and took office on 14 March 2013. He is a member of the Ennahda Movement.
Interior Minister of Tunisia
On 30 July 2013 Lotfi Ben Jeddou told the local Mosaique radio station "I have a great wish to resign, and I am ready to resign. A salvation government or national unity government must be formed to get Tunisia out of this bottleneck." 
A group of armed gunmen attacked the house of Ben Jeddou in wester region of Kasserine in May 2014. Ben Jeddou was not at his house during the attack. Four policemen were killed and one injured. A court sentenced 31 suspects involved in the deaths to a death sentence in October 2016.
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- (in French) Biography of Lotfi Ben Jeddou, Minister of the Interior, Express FM, January 27, 2014
- "Tunisia interior minister says ready to resign". Reuters. 30 July 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
- "Four policemen killed in attack on Tunisian minister's home".
- "Tunisia sentences 31 to death for attack on minister".