Ivory Coast: death of Koné Mamadou, ex. President of the Council of the Constitutional Council.

The non-hierarchical magistrate, Koné Mamadou, former president of the Constitutional Council, bowed out on April 8, 2024 in a clinic in Abidjan, at the age of 71, following a long illness.

He was appointed on July 21, 2023 as president of the Superior Council of the Judiciary for a five-year term, the day after his mandate as president of the Ivorian Constitutional Council.

Mamadou Koné, who chaired the Constitutional Council from February 2015 to July 2023, at the end of his mandate passed the powers to the non-hierarchical magistrate Chantal Nanaba Camara, the first Ivorian woman appointed to this function, to date, in Côte d'Ivoire. Ivory.

A graduate of the National School of Magistracy in Paris, Koné Mamadou, held the position of Keeper of the Seals, Minister of Justice and Human Rights from 2006 to 2010.

As a reminder, it was during its presidency that the Constitutional Council of Côte d'Ivoire hosted the 10th session of the Executive Bureau of the CJCA in 2015.