Ibrahim Halidi

Summary

Ibrahim Halidi (Arabic: إبراهيم هاليدي‎, born 1954) is a long-time politician in Comoros. Halidi was the Prime Minister of Comoros from January to May 1993. Halidi also ran for president in May 2006 with the backing of the outgoing president, Azali Assoumani. In the first round of the election, Halidi finished in third place with 10.37% and qualified for the presidential second round, which was held on 14 May. Halidi lost the presidential election to Ahmed Abdallah Sambi. Ibrahim Halidi was supported by the Islands' Fraternity and Unity Party (CHUMA), Convention for the Renewal of the Comoros (CRC), Movement for the Comoros (MPC) and the Djawabu Party (DJAWABU).

Biography

Halidi later became an advisor to Anjouan President Mohamed Bacar. Following the March 2008 invasion of Anjouan, which toppled Bacar, Halidi was found in hiding, along with Mohamed Abdou Mmadi and Ahmed Abdallah Sourette, on March 29 near Domoni and was arrested.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Former VP, other Bacar’s allies arrested in Anjouan" Archived 2009-03-02 at Archive.today, African Press Agency, March 30, 2008.

External links

  • Article concerning presidential run-off
  • BBC article concerning presidential election
Political offices
Preceded by
Mohamed Taki Abdoulkarim
Prime Minister of the Comoros
1993
Succeeded by
Said Ali Mohamed