Mamadou Traore : new president of the Supreme Council of Imams in Cote d’Ivoire

Mamadou Traore : new president of the Supreme Council of Imams in Cote d’Ivoire

Appointment of Imam Mamadou Traore as the president of the Supreme Council of Imams, Mosques and Islamic Affairs of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire succeeding Sheikh Abu Bakr Fofana, may God have mercy on him.
Appointment of Imam Mamadou Traore as the president of the Supreme Council of Imams, Mosques and Islamic Affairs of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire succeeding Sheikh Boikary Fofana, may God have mercy on him

On Friday, May 29th, 2020, Imam Mamadou Traore was appointed as the new president of the Supreme Council of Imams, Mosques and Islamic Affairs in the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, succeeding Sheikh Boikary Fofana, may God have mercy on him.

Sheikh Traore was born in 1944. He is an alumnus of Ain Shams University in Cairo, and has a long professional experience in banking sector. Also, he held the position of professor of Arabic language at the National University in Abidjan between 1980 and 1983.
Since 2001, he has been the Imam of the Grand Mosque in Rivera Golf (Gulf River).
In addition, he is a member of the Higher Council of the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Oulema.

May Allah bless him and give him support in his new position.