Azali Assoumani Biography
Azali Assoumani is a Comorian politician and military officer who has served as President of the Comoros since April 2019. Assoumani was also president from 2002 to 2006 and 2016 to February 2019.
He became head of state after staging a coup d’état in 1999 and was elected president in 2002, 2016, and April 2019. He has also served as Chairperson of the African Union since February 2023
Azali Assoumani Age
Azali Assoumani was born on 1 January 1959, in Mitsoudje, Comoros. He is 68 year old.
Azali Assoumani Height
His height is currently unknown, however, a review is ongoing and this section will be updated as soon as we have clear details.
Azali Assoumani Family
Azali was born and raised by his loving and caring parents in Mitsoudje, Comoros. However, information regarding his family members is under review and this section will be updated as soon as possible.
Azali Assoumani Wife
He has managed to keep his love life hidden, however, a review is ongoing and this section will be updated as soon as possible.
Azali Assoumani Salary
Azali receives an annual salary of Ksh17,043,430.00 per year. This is according to Comoros president’s salaries.
Azali Assoumani Net Worth
Assoumani has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million.
Azali Assoumani Career
Azali Assoumani became the President of the Council of State he Comoros in 1999 after overthrowing interim president Tadjidine Ben Said Massounde in a coup d’état. His troops justified the coup based on protecting territorial integrity after Massounde had begun negotiations with representatives of the island of Anjouan for greater autonomy or independence.
His presidency was marked by conflicts over jurisdiction and political gridlock due to his refusal to devolve power to the autonomous regions of the Comoros, as mandated by the constitution.
Assoumani launched a second presidential bid in the 2016 presidential election. In the first round on 21 February, he came third with 14.96% of the vote, before winning the second round with 40.98% of the vote on 10 April.
On 13 February 2019, Assoumani resigned from the presidency to campaign for re-election in the 2019 Comorian presidential election on 24 March. He was elected in the first round and assumed office again on 3 April.