Sékouba Konaté

Sékouba Konaté
President of Guinea
Acting
In office
3 December 2009 – 21 December 2010
Prime MinisterKabiné Komara
Jean-Marie Doré
Preceded byMoussa Camara
Succeeded byAlpha Condé
Personal details
Born (1964-06-06) 6 June 1964 (age 54)
Conakry, Guinea
Political partyNational Council for Democracy and Development
Spouse(s)

Mariama Sako Hall Konate

October 13, 2012-present
Children1 Jeannette Bassoum Konate
Alma materRoyal Military Academy
ProfessionSoldier
Military service
Nickname(s)El Tigre
Years of service1985 - present
RankGeneral

Brigadier General Sékouba Konaté (born 6 June 1964)[1] is an officer of the Guinean army and formerly served as the Vice President of its military junta, the National Council for Democracy and Development. After attending military academy, he received the nickname "El Tigre" for his action in battle, and gained such popularity with the people he was favored to be president of the government. However, he was appointed Vice-President; but took control of the country when the president was shot in December 2009.

Life

Konaté was born in Conakry in 1964[2] to Mandinka parents. He attended the Académie Militaire Royale in the Moroccan city of Meknes, graduating in 1990.[2] He suffers from an unknown physical illness, possibly of his liver.[3]

Other Languages
brezhoneg: Sékouba Konaté
français: Sékouba Konaté
Bahasa Indonesia: Sékouba Konaté
українська: Секуба Конате