Dr Abdallah Kigoda
|8th Minister of Industry and Trade|
7 May 2012 –12 October 2015
|Preceded by||Cyril Chami|
|Preceded by||William Shija|
|Succeeded by||Kingunge Ngombale–Mwiru|
|Minister of State in the President's Office for Planning and Privatization|
|Minister of Energy and Minerals|
| Member of Parliament |
October 1995 –July 2015
|Born||25 November 1953|
|Died||12 October 2015 61) (aged|
New Delhi, India
|Resting place||Handeni, Tanzania|
|Alma mater|| University of Dar es Salaam |
Vanderbilt University (MA)
University of Missouri (PhD)
Abdallah Omar Kigoda (25 November 1953 – 12 October 2015) was a Tanzanian CCM politician and Member of Parliament for Handeni constituency from 1995 to 2015. He served as Minister of Industry and Trade from 1996 to 1997, as Minister of Energy and Minerals from 1997 to 2000, as Minister of State in the President's Office for Planning and Privatisation from 2000 to 2005, and again as Minister of Industry and Trade from 2012 to 2015.
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He died on 12 October 2015 whilst undergoing treatment in India.
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