Mali’s former president, Amadou Toumani Touré, has died on the age of 72, a member of the family and a health care provider mentioned on Tuesday November 10.
“Amadou Toumani Toure died throughout the night time of Monday to Tuesday in Turkey,” the place he had been taken for well being causes, his nephew Oumar Toure instructed the information company AFP.
The previous military common dominated for 10 years and was celebrated for enacting democratic reforms within the West African nation, earlier than being ousted in a navy coup in 2012.
Toure got here to energy in 1991, when he led a coup in opposition to dictator Moussa Traore, after 22 years of hardline rule. Traore died in September 2020 on the age of 83.