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The African President Who Overthrown His Uncle And Later Appointed His Son As The Vice President

Did You Know That There Is An African President, Whose Son Is His Vice President?

President on the left and Vice on the right

Africa never ceased to amaze the world with the way they rule their people. As at now there is an Incumbent President in African who chose his biological son as the Vice President. This is really unbelievable. A President and his son as the Vice President, how? 


President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has been the second President in Equatorial Guinea since 1979.

He overthrown the then President, Francisco Macías Nguema who was his uncle in a military coup in August 1979. With the vital information gathered, he is the second longest serving non-royal leader in the world. 

Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue

He appointed his son Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue as the second Vice President in 2012 and subsequently became the first Vice President in 2016. He served as the Minister of Agriculture and Forestry before being appointed as Second Vice President.

His number of years in government does not only put him in the gunness book of records but also his appointment of his son as the vice president.

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African Equatorial Guinea Francisco Macías Nguema Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo


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