Biography of Djibouti President IOG
If we look back at the history of his
Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
we will see that he was born in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia on the 27th of November 1947.
His father Omar Guelleh in the nineteen thirties belung to the first wave of indigenous
tutors of Djibouti before working for the company of the railway linking
Ethiopia to Djibouti.
Guelleh migrated to Djibouti before finishing high school.
Although he worked for police, he was always pro-independence and supported Djibouti self-governance and sovereignty the
period of struggle for independence during which he clearly showed an
active commitment led him to getting
fired from the police in
From that time he converted all his energy into giving new impetus to the
The African peoples led by future president has soundly
afterthought during this crucial period.
that shape the destiny of the future
nation he actively participated in sensitizing citizens into independence.
Guelleh was first elected as President in May 8, 1999.
Political party: Peoples Rally for Progress
|Spouse:||Kadra Mahmoud Haid|