Ikililou Dhoinine

Ikililou Dhoinine is a Comorian politician who has been President of Comoros since 2011; he was previously a Vice-President of Comoros from 2006 to 2011.

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Country of ResidenceComoros
Date of Birth1962-08-14
GenderMale
NationalityComoros
Place Of BirthDjoiezi
TitleHead of State

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

Political career

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]

References

  1. Dhoinine leading Comoros poll News24.com, 8 November 2010
  2. Members of the Government of the Union of Comoros United Nations
  3. Comoros Worldstatesmen.org
  4. BBC News