Ousseini Tinni

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Ousseini Tinni
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Ousseini Tinni in 2016
President of the National Assembly
Assumed office
25 March 2016
Preceded by Amadou Salifou
Personal details
Born (1954-12-10) 10 December 1954 (age 66)
Tinoma, Dosso Region, Niger
Political party Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism

Ousseini Tinni (born 10 December 1954) [1] is a Nigerien politician of the Nigerien Party for Democracy and Socialism. He has been President of the National Assembly since 25 March 2016.

Career

Tinni was born in Tinoma, in the Dosso Region. He went to high school in Marseille, France, and subsequently attended the Ecole Supérieure et des Techniques Economiques in Lomé, Togo. Tinni later worked as a civil servant at several government ministries and departments. [1]

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. [1] [2] Opposition deputies boycotted the vote. [3] [4]

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References

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