Ikililou Dhoinine

Azali Assoumani Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi Nourdine Bourhane
Ikililou Dhoinine
إكليل ظنين
Ikililou Dhoinine 2012.jpg
President of the Comoros
In office
26 May 2011 – 26 May 2016
Vice PresidentFouad Mohadji
Mohamed Ali Soilih
Nourdine Bourhane
Preceded byAhmed Abdallah Mohamed
Succeeded byAzali Assoumani
Vice President of the Comoros
In office
Serving with Idi Nadhoim
PresidentAhmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi
Preceded byCaabi El-Yachroutu Mohamed
Rachidi ben Massonde
Succeeded byFouad Mohadji
Mohamed Ali Soilih
Nourdine Bourhane
Personal details
Born (1962-08-14) 14 August 1962 (age 58)
Djoièzi, Comoros
Political partyBaobab Movement
Spouse(s)Hadidja Abubacarr

Ikililou Dhoinine (born 14 August 1962) is a Comorian politician who was the President of the Comoros from 2011 to 2016; he was a Vice-President of Comoros from 2006 to 2011.[1]

Political career

Dhoinine won the 2010 Comorian presidential election, in which he received the most votes in the first round (28.19%). He faced Mohamed Said Fazul and Abdou Djabir in a run-off election[2] and received 61.12% to win the Presidency. A member of the ruling party, Dhoinine was supported in the election by incumbent President Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi. Previously, he had worked in the Ministry of Finance as the Vice-President in charge of Budget and Women's Entrepreneurship.[3] From 26 March to 31 March 2008, he was the provisional President of Anjouan, an island in the Comoros.[4]

Dhoinine, a pharmacist by training, is the first President of Comoros from the island of Mohéli.[5]

Dhoinine served for five years as deputy to outgoing president Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi.[6]

At his inauguration Dhoinine pledged to "stop at nothing in the fight against corruption".[6] As such he initiated the National Commission for the Prevention and Fight Against Corruption and the Regulatory Authority for Public Procurement to increase transparency.[7]

Dhoinine's wife is Hadidja Abubacarr I'Dhoinine, the former First Lady of Comoros.[8]


  1. ^ "Présidence de l'Union des Comores [Site officiel]". 3 October 2011. Archived from the original on 3 October 2011.
  2. ^ Dhoinine leading Comoros poll News24.com, 8 November 2010
  3. ^ Members of the Government of the Union of Comoros Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine United Nations
  4. ^ Comoros Worldstatesmen.org
  5. ^ "Comoros islanders elect Ikililou Dhoinine as president". BBC News. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Comoros profile". BBC News. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Actualité des Comores / Indice de perception de la corruption 2013 : Les Comores de mieux en mieux notées! / Al-Watwan, quotidien comorien". alwatwan.net. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  8. ^ "African First Ladies to Start Arriving Gambia Today - Ahead of Crucial Women Forum". The Daily Observer. AllAfrica.com. 2014-05-23. Retrieved 2014-05-25.