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Amadou Ali

Date of Birth: 1943
Place of Birth: Kolofata


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Biya’s emerging dream

The kidnapping of Deputy Prime Minister Amadou Ali's wife Françoise-Agnès Ali-Moufouri last July was highly embarrassing (AC Vol 55 No 16, Embarrassing Biya)...

Following military advances, Amadou Ali on 20 March visited his home village of Kolofata, in the Far North, accompanied by over 1,000 troops...


Biya's answer to Boko Haram

As further details emerge about Boko Haram's 27 July attempt to capture Amadou Ali, one of President Paul Biya's top ministers and confidants, questions remain about the adequacy of the government's response...

The attack – part of a broad offensive by the jihadist insurgents in Cameroon – saw a force of 200 militants driving into the country to seize Deputy Prime Minister Amadou Ali, who was visiting Kolofata, his home town...


Embarrassing Biya

Paediatrician Françoise-Agnès Ali, aka 'Dodo' and née Moufouri, is married to veteran northern politician Amadou Ali, Vice-Premier in charge of Relations with Assemblies and a native of Kolofata where the attack occurred...

Also involved are Amadou Ali and Parliament Speaker Cavaye Yeguie Djibril, fuelling talk about ransoms...


President, people, parties

His ally Amadou Ali was moved from Defence to Justice, while another potential dissident, Foreign Minister Augustin Kontchou Koumegni, was sacked...


More rumblings

With the backing of UNDP leader Bello Bouba Maïgari and RDPC northern barons, such as Hamidou Marafa Yaya (presidency Secretary General and the government's de facto number two), Amadou Ali (Defence Minister) and Cavaye Yegue Djibril (Assembly President), the coalition gets support in at least seven of ten provinces, including the English-speaking South-West Province, home of Prime Minister Peter Mafany Musonge...


Election enterprise

The new Presidency Secretary General, Amadou Ali, is married to a Beti but is himself Kotoko (and a Muslim) from the Far North, speaking the same Kanuri language as General Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s military President...

Among his 14 northern ministers, nine are from Far North Province and Amadou Ali and Cavaye are from the same area...


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