President of Lyoa

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President of Lyoa
Alexander Nyarashe.jpg
Incumbent
Alexander Nyarashe (RUF)

since 1 February 2021
AppointerElected by the Citizenry
Term length3 years
Formation20 November 1967
First holderJoseph Kyangyu (Independent)

The President of Lyoa is the formal Head of State of the Republic of Lyoa.

List of Presidents of Lyoa

Portrait President
(Birth–Death)
Term of office & mandate
Duration in years and days
Party Vice President
(Term)
Notes
1 Joseph Kyangyu.jpg His Excellency
Joseph Kyangyu

(1896–1973)
1 December
1967
1 February
1970
1967 Independent Cyril Nakunguza
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(1967–1970)
Annouced he would resign on 19 January 1970. Resigned 1 February 1970.
2 years and 62 days
2 Joseph Kasa-Vubu at the Belgo-Congolese Round Table Conference.jpg His Excellency
William Ntihura

(1920–1993)
1 February
1970
1 February
1974
1970 Lyoan Popular Patriotic Party Philip Anikatu
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(1970–1974)
4 years and 0 days
3 William R. Tolbert, Jr..JPG His Excellency
James Sharokoh

(1921–2001)
1 February
1974
23 March
1979
1974 Lyoan People's Democratic Party Andre Sultani Karairi
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(1974–1979)
Deposed in the 1979 Lyoan coup d'état.
1978
5 years and 50 days
Bokassa portrait (cropped).jpg Major
Laurent Tulossa

(1951–)
23 March
1979
12 May
1982
National Armed Forces Revolutionary Council Vacant Assumed power via the 1979 Lyoan coup d'état.
3 years and 50 days
4 Bokassa portrait (cropped).jpg Major
Laurent Tulossa

(1951–)
12 May
1982
14 October
2002
People's Popular Revolutionary Movement Vacant Deposed in the First Lyoan Civil War.
20 years and 155 days Patrice Yakurusha
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(1996–2002)
5 Marcil Yantanda.jpg His Excellency
Marcil Yantanda

(1962–)
14 October
2002
1 February
2006
Revolutionary United Front Jusu Mansaray
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(2002–2006)
Assumed power in the First Lyoan Civil War.
3 years and 110 days
6 Adolphe Muzito - 2009.jpg His Excellency
Joseph Kyundu

(1957–)
1 February
2006
1 February
2012
2006 Revolutionary United Front Kandeh Luseni
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(2006–2012)
2009
6 years and 0 days
7 Foday4.jpg His Excellency
Kemoh Foday

(1968–)
1 February
2012
1 February
2021
2012 Revolutionary United Front Amelia Maluku
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(2012–)
2015
2018
9 years and 0 days
7 President Nkurunziza of Burundi (6920275109) (cropped).jpg His Excellency
Alexander Nyarashe

(1962–)
1 February
2021
Incumbent 2021 Revolutionary United Front Alix Guidon
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(2021–)
26 days

Latest election

Popular vote
RUF
62.8%
LDA
20.2%
NPL
8.2%
NIF
3.9%
RDF
2.4%
MRF
1.3%
Other
1.1%
Candidate Party Votes %
Kemoh Foday Revolutionary United Front 6,534,945 62.8
Nadie Radinka Lyoan Democratic Alliance 2,103,584 20.2
Joshua Pierre Hagando Nationalist Party of Lyoa 850,323 8.2
Istin Gabano Nationalist and Integrationist Front 401,565 3.9
Felix Yakashiba Renewal and Democracy Front 254,131 2.4
Laurent-Désiré Ngidi Movement of Republican Forces 131,941 1.3
Other Other 117,859 1.1
Blank or invalid votes 0
Total 10,394,348 100
Registered voters/turnout 11,639,807 89.3

Living former Presidents

See also