Yantanda pictured during the civil war in 1999.
|5th President of Lyoa|
October 14, 2002 – February 1, 2006
|Vice President||Jusu Mansaray|
|Preceded by||Laurent Tulossa|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Kyundu|
Marcil Dakaru Yantanda
December 17, 1962
|Spouse(s)||Erin Yantanda (m. 1993)|
|Allegiance|| Lyoa (1990-1999) |
Revolutionary United Forces (1999-2002)
|Years of service||1990-2002|
|Rank||Captain (LNDF) |
|Battles/wars||First Lyoan Civil War|
Marcil Dakaru Yantanda is a Lyoan politician and former rebel commander who served as the Fifth President of Lyoa from 2002 to 2006. He previously was the highest commander of the Revolutionary United Forces that participated in the First Lyoan Civil War and overthrew the government of Laurent Tulossa.