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Abdoulaye Idrissa Maïga
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Prime Minister of Mali
In office
10 April 2017 – 31 December 2017
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta
Preceded by Modibo Keita
Succeeded by Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga
Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs
In office
3 September 2016 – 10 April 2017
Prime Minister Modibo Keita
Preceded by Tiéman Hubert Coulibaly
Succeeded by Tiéna Coulibaly
Personal details
Born (1958-03-11) 11 March 1958 (age 66)
Gao, French Sudan
(now Mali)
Political party Rally for Mali

Abdoulaye Idrissa Maïga (born 11 March 1958) is a Malian politician who was the Prime Minister of Mali from 8 April 2017 to 29 December 2017. Previously he was Minister of Defence since 3 September 2016. As Defence Minister he succeeded Tiéman Hubert Coulibaly, who resigned after the takeover of the village of Boni by jihadist forces. Maïga previously served as Minister of Territorial Administration and Minister for the Environment, Water and Sanitation. During the 2013 presidential election, he was campaign director of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, who was elected as President.

On 8 April 2017 President Keïta appointed him as Prime Minister. A new government headed by Maïga was appointed on 11 April 2017. In the new government, Tiéna Coulibaly succeeded Maïga as Minister of Defence. He surprisingly resigned his position on 29 December 2017 alongside his government.

Maïga was born in Gao. He is a member of the Rally for Mali.

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