Ousseini Tinni in 2016
|President of the National Assembly|
25 March 2016
|Preceded by||Amadou Salifou|
|Born||10 December 1954|
Tinoma, Dosso Region, Niger
|Political party||Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism|
Ousseini Tinni (born 10 December 1954)is a Nigerien politician of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism. He has been President of the National Assembly since 25 March 2016.
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In the February 2016 parliamentary election, he was elected to the National Assembly as a candidate of the PNDS. On 25 March 2016 he was elected President of the National Assembly with 109 out of 118 votes in favor.Opposition deputies boycotted the vote.
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