What is the current president of Togo?

June 7, 2021 Off By idswater

What is the current president of Togo?

Faure Gnassingbé
Togo/President
Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Eyadéma (French pronunciation: ​[foʁ ɲasɛ̃ɡbe]; born 6 June 1966) is a Togolese politician who has been the president of Togo since 2005.

Who is the new president of Togo 2020?

22 February 2020

Nominee Faure Gnassingbé Agbéyomé Kodjo
Party UNIR MPDD
Popular vote 1,760,309 483,926
Percentage 70.78% 19.46%

What killed Eyadema?

February 5, 2005
Gnassingbé Eyadéma/Date of death

Where is Togo situated?

western Africa
Togo, country of western Africa. Lomé, the capital, is situated in the southwest of the country and is the largest city and port.

Who is the prime minister of Togo?

Victoire Tomegah DogbéSince 2020
Togo/Prime minister
Victoire Sidémého Dzidudu Dogbé Tomegah (born 23 December 1959) is a Togolese politician who has served as the Prime Minister of Togo since 28 September 2020.

How does Togo flag look like?

The flag of Togo (French: drapeau du Togo) is the national flag, ensign, and naval jack of Togo. It has five equal horizontal bands of green (top and bottom) alternating with yellow. There is a white five-pointed star on a red square in the upper hoist-side corner.

Who is the leader of Togo?

Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Eyadéma (French pronunciation: ​[foʁ ɡnasiŋɡbe]; born 6 June 1966) is a Togolese politician who has been the President of Togo since 2005.

When did Faure Gnassingbe become president of Togo?

Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Eyadéma (French pronunciation: ​[foʁ ɡnasiŋɡbe]; born 6 June 1966) is a Togolese politician who has been the President of Togo since 2005. Before assuming the presidency, he was appointed by his father, President Gnassingbé Eyadéma, as Minister of Equipment, Mines, Posts, and Telecommunications, serving from 2003 to 2005.

When did Sylvanus Olympio become president of Togo?

In UN-supervised elections in 1958, however, Olympio’s party won an overwhelming victory, and he became prime minister, leading Togo to complete independence in 1960. He was elected president in 1961, under a constitution granting extensive presidential powers.

When did Gnassingbe Eyadema become president of Togo?

After an abortive coup by members of the Ewe people of southern Togo in November 1966, the army took over directly in January 1967 and in April made its chief of staff, Eyadéma, president and minister of national defense.

Who was the first President of the Republic of Togo?

Sylvanus Olympio. Sylvanus Olympio, (born September 1902, Lomé, Togoland [now Togo]—died Jan. 13, 1963, Lomé), nationalist politician and first president of Togo who was the first presidential victim of a wave of military coups that occurred in Africa in the 1960s. A leader of the Committee of Togolese Unity after World War II,…

Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé Eyadéma (French pronunciation: ​[foʁ ɡnasiŋɡbe]; born 6 June 1966) is a Togolese politician who has been the President of Togo since 2005. Before assuming the presidency, he was appointed by his father, President Gnassingbé Eyadéma, as Minister of Equipment, Mines, Posts, and Telecommunications, serving from 2003 to 2005.

In UN-supervised elections in 1958, however, Olympio’s party won an overwhelming victory, and he became prime minister, leading Togo to complete independence in 1960. He was elected president in 1961, under a constitution granting extensive presidential powers.

Who is the leader of the Rally for the Togolese People?

On February 25, Gnassingbé was nominated by delegates of the ruling party, the Rally for the Togolese People, as the party’s presidential candidate. He was also chosen as head of the party.