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Kouamé Lougué – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroBurkinabé politician
Is Politician 
From Burkina Faso 
Type Politics 
Gendermale

General Kouamé Lougué is a Burkinabé politician and soldier who served as Defence Minister from 2000 to 2004 under President Blaise Compaoré. Lougué had been appointed in 2000 after having helped suppress a coup attempt in 1999. In 2003, another coup plot resulted in Compaoré firing Lougué as defence minister, replacing him with Yéro Boly on 17 January 2004.
Lougué took part in the 2014 Burkinabé uprising. He is seen as a potential candidate in the 2015 presidential election.