Amadou Boubacar Cissé

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Amadou Boubacar Cissé is a governor for the Islamic Development Bank and the former prime minister of Niger, serving briefly in 2005 and from December 1996 to November 1997. He has previously served as minister of state for planning, regional development, and community development and minister of state for the economy, finances, and planning. He was also a candidate in Niger's 2016 presidential elections. Cissé grew up in Niger and was educated as an engineer and economist, earning a Ph.D. in civil engineering. He began working for the World Bank in 1982, where he was a World Bank representative in African countries and an advisor to the vice president for the Africa region.
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