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Bakri Hassan Saleh – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroSudanese politician
Is Politician 
From Sudan 
Type Politics 
Gendermale
Birth 1949, Dongola, Northern, Sudan
Age:71 years

Bakri Hassan Saleh (Arabic: بكري حسن صالح‎‎) is a Sudanese politician who is the current First Vice President of Sudan. Saleh was appointed to the position on 8 December 2013 as part of a shakeup in the Sudanese leadership following the 2013 Sudanese protests.
Saleh took part in the 1989 coup that brought Omar al-Bashir to power, and served on the Revolutionary Command Council for National Salvation, which governed Sudan following the coup. Saleh has held prominent positions in the Sudanese security agencies, particularly the Ministry of Defense, which he headed until 2005.
In 2012 he was appointed as Deputy Secretary-General of the Islamic Movement.
Saleh has been rumoured as a possible successor to Omar al-Bashir.