Burkina Faso: 10 things to know about Bougouma, President of the Transitional Parliament

By Michel Wendpouiré Nana

Posted on Tuesday, 28 February 2023 16:45
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Elected after Captain Ibrahim Traoré took power, Ousmane Bougouma is one of the transitional government's key figures. A lawyer by training, he was also an early supporter of the usurpers.

It was the 19th day of January, when Ousmane Bougouma received, smiles all around, his predecessors. Among them, Alassane Bala Sakandé, Apollinaire Ouattara, or even Roch Marc Christian Kaboré who, before becoming head of state, had chaired the National Assembly between 2002 and 2012.