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Housseini Amion Guindo – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroMember of the National Assembly of Mali
Is Politician 
From Mali 
Type

Politics 

Gendermale
Birth 21 April 1970, Bandiagara, Mopti Region, Mali
Age:50 years
Star sign Taurus

Housseini Amion Guindo, “Poulo” (Born April 21, 1970) is a Malian politician.

He has been elected member of parliament in 2005 and 2010 to represent the Sikasso Cercle.

In 2011, he is designated to represent the CODEM party and the PUR (Partis Unis pour la République) party coalition for the 2012 presidential election.

Biography

Born on April 21, 1970, in Bandiagara in the Mopti Region, he is married to Aminata Guindo. Muslim, he is the father of four: Boubacar, Ali, Awa and Maya.

He obtains his baccalauréat in 1991 at Monseigneur Didier de Montclos High School in Sikasso then joins the Bamako ENSup where he gets a Master’s degree in Humanities in 1997.

Political career

In 2005, independent candidate, he is elected member of parliament, representing the Sikasso Cercle.

In 2005, he joins RPM which he leaves in 2007, before the elections.

In 2007, he is reelected as member of parliament in Sikasso Cercle.

In 2008, he is elected president of CODEM, party he co-founded that same year.

In 2013, he finishes in fifth place in the first round of Mali’s presidential election, garnering over 144,000 votes.

Football

In 2004, he acquires the Stade Malien de Sikasso, a football club founded in 1963. The club accesses first division for the first time in 2004.

From 2007 to 2009, he is vice-president of the Malian Football Federation.

Education

He opened two schools in the city of Sikasso:

  • Amion Guindo High School in 2001.
  • Bah Fanta Professional School.