Jeannot Ahoussou-Kouadio

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Jeannot Ahoussou-Kouadio (born March 6, 1951 in Raviart / Tiédiékro / Yamoussoukro ) is an Ivorian politician and member of the Parti Démocratique de Côte d'Ivoire (PDCI). Since December 2010 he was Minister of Justice under Alassane Ouattara in the Soro III government . After Soros' resignation, he was Prime Minister of the Ahoussou-Kouadio government from March 2012 to November 2012 .


Ahoussou-Kouadio is a trained lawyer. He attended Abidjan University , which he graduated in 1977.

He began his political career in 1970 with the Mouvement des étudiants et élèves de Côte d'Ivoire (short: MEECI ; in German: Movement of the pupils and students of the Ivory Coast ). From 1975 to 1977 he was president of the MEECI for the Didiévi sub- perfecture and from 1975 to 1977 he was on the board of the MEECI for judicial schools.

From 1990 to 1995 he was chairman of PDCI- RDA in the Cité Fairmont region .

He was deputy general reporter at the 9th party congress of the PDCI-RDA. He has also been chairman of the PDCI-RDA legal branch since 1990.

He was a member of the PDCI Regional Legal Coordinating Committee for Yamoussoukro . He has been a member of the Politburo since the 11th PDCI-RDA party congress. He is also Deputy Secretary General for Legal Affairs.

From 1985 to 1990 he was a consultant to Didiévi and from 1990 to 1995 he was Deputy Mayor of Attécoubé . He was also a consultant for Abidjan at the time .

Since 1999 he has been a consultant for social and economic affairs. Since 2000 he has been a member of parliament for the Didiévi and Tiédiékro constituencies.

From August 5, 2002 to December 2005, he was a member of the government as Minister of Industry. He then advised Henri Konan Bédié on various negotiations, including those relating to the Treaty of Ouagadougou .

In 2010 he was elected chairman of the management association and GrandCentre (AEC-GC) of the PDCI-RDA.

He was chairman of Alassane Ouattara's electoral committee in the 2010 presidential election .

Since December 5, 2010, he was Minister of Justice and Attorney General in the Soro III government. In addition, he held the office of Deputy Minister of Construction.

After the resignation of the Soro III government in the 2011 parliamentary elections , he became Prime Minister on March 13, 2012. On November 14, 2012, his government was dismissed by President Ouattara, followed by Daniel Kablan Duncan as Prime Minister on November 21, 2012 .


Ahoussou-Kouadio is married and has six children.

Web links

  • Kouadio Jeannot AHOUSSOU. Premier Ministre de la République de Côte d'Ivoire. In: Retrieved March 19, 2012 (French, biography).

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Ivoirian ex-President Gbagbo under house arrest. In: Neue Zürcher Zeitung . April 13, 2011, accessed April 26, 2011 .
  2. ^ Côte d'Ivoire: Jeannot Ahoussou Kouadio nommé Premier ministre. In: Jeune Afrique . March 13, 2012, accessed March 18, 2012 (French).
  3. Dominic Johnson : Overthrown over women's rights. In: the daily newspaper . November 16, 2012, accessed November 20, 2012 .