Omar Aziz

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Omar Aziz
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Senator of Brazil by State of Amazonas
Assumed office
January 1, 2015
46th Governor of Amazonas
In office
March 31, 2010 – April 14, 2014
Preceded by Eduardo Braga
Succeeded by José Melo de Oliveira
Personal details
Born November 9, 1958
Garça, São Paulo
Political party Social Democratic Party (since 2011)
Party of National Mobilization (2008-2011)

Omar José Abdel Aziz (November 9, 1958) is a Brazilian politician. He has served as the Governor of the Brazilian state of Amazonas from March 31, 2010 to 2014, following the resignation of his predecessor, Eduardo Braga, to become a Senator.[1] Member of a family of Arab and Italian descent, Omar has already held the post of Alderman in Manaus and Amazonas State Assemblyman in the 1990. In 1996, he was elected Deputy Mayor of Manaus with Alfredo Nascimento as holder in Office. In 2000, were re-elected, but in May 2002, Omar left the post to compete with Eduardo Braga plate to the State Government as deputy-governor, election in which they were elected. In 2006, he was reelected with Braga. In 2008 was apply for as mayor of Manaus by PMN, having won the third place.[2] In 2010, with the resignation of Braga to the State Government to run for Senate, Aziz took over the Government. In the elections of that year, he was re-elected Governor in the first round with 64% of the vote. In 2011, was one of the co-founders of the Social Democratic Party (PSD). Did the same as Braga in 2014 leaving the office of Governor and your vice-Governor, José Melo de Oliveira, took the office.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Governo do Amazonas anuncia UFC em Manaus" (in Portuguese). A Crítica. Retrieved 2011-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Perfil dos candidatos" (in Portuguese). Folha de São Paulo (Brazil). 
  3. ^ "Senate of Brazil". Senado Federal (Federal Senate). 
Political offices
Preceded by
Eduardo Braga
Governor of Amazonas
2010–2014
Succeeded by
José Melo de Oliveira