MALI’S EX PRIME MINISTER SOUMEYLOU BOUBEYE DIES AT 67
Written by awawa on March 22, 2022
The former Prime Minister of Mali, Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga, died on Monday at 67, in Bamako, where he was in detention in a case of alleged fraud and financial impropriety.
A family member confirmed to AFP on Monday that Maïga died in the morning in a clinic in Bamako, surrounded by guards.
Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga is a Malian politician and Prime Minister between December 30, 2017 and April 18, 2019.
He was the leader of the Alliance for Solidarity in Mali, and previously served under the Malian government as the Minister of Foreign Affairs under President Amadou Toumani Touré from April 2011 to March 2012 .