Quotes by Abdoulaye Wade

About Abdoulaye Wade:

Abdoulaye Wade is a Senegalese politician who was President of Senegal from 2000 to 2012. He is also the Secretary-General of the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS) and has led the party since it was founded in 1974. A long-time opposition leader, he ran for President four times, beginning in 1978, before he was elected in 2000. He won re-election in 2007 with a majority in the first round, but in 2012 he was defeated in a controversial bid for a third term.

Author Bio

  • NameAbdoulaye Wade
  • Description3rd President of Senegal
  • BornMay 29, 1926
  • CountrySenegal
  • ProfessionPolitician
  • AwardsGrand Officer Of The Legion Of Honour; Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize