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Jan 22, 2022
Guinea Activist Kourouma Named Speaker of Transitional Assembly
(Bloomberg) -- Guinea military junta leader Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya named civil society activist Dansa Kourouma speaker of the national transitional council, state-owned Radio Television Guineenne reported late Saturday.
Kourouma, head of the oldest and largest group of civil society organizations, will lead the 81-seat council. The council includes representatives of political parties who were also appointed by presidential decree, according to the Conakry-based broadcaster.
Maimouna Youmbouno and Elhadj Seny Facinet Sylla were named first vice-president and second vice-president respectively of the institution, known by its French acronym CNT, the report said.
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