Mbaye-Jacques Diop, Senegalese politician, Died at 80

  Politician

Mbaye-Jacques Diop was born on January 15, 1936, and died on September 11, 2016.

He was a Senegalese politician.

Mbaye-Jacques Diop served as a Deputy in the National Assembly of Senegal from 1983 to 2004, as Mayor of Rufisque from 1987 to 2002, and as President of the Council of the Republic for Economic and Social Affairs (CRAES) from 2004 to 2007.

Mbaye-Jacques Diop was a long-time member of the Socialist Party (PS), but split from the PS to form his own party, the Party for Progress and Citizenship (PPC).

However, in 2000, before merging that party into the Senegalese Democratic Party (PDS) two years later.

Mbaye-Jacques Diop passed away at 80 years old.

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