Constitutional Court of Mali, new president
First grade magistrate, Amadou Ousmane Touré is the new president of the Constitutional Court of Mali.
Amadou Ousmane Touré is a senior state clerk who was trained at the National School of Administration (ENA), the National Center for the Training of Magistrates and Pierre Mendès University in Grenoble (France). He was appointed Auditor General in March 2011 while he was Ambassador of Mali to Côte d’Ivoire since May 13, 2008.
Previously, Amadou Ousmane Touré had been successively appointed deputy public prosecutor at the first instance court of Kayes, president of the court of Ténenkou then that of Koutiala, chief of staff of the Minister of Justice in October 1997. From October 1997 in September 2004, he was public prosecutor at the court of 1st instance of Commune III of the Bamako district, then prosecutor in charge of the economic and financial pole within the jurisdiction of the Bamako Court of Appeal.
From September 14, 2004 to February 3, 2007, Amadou Ousmane Touré was Attorney General at the Bamako Court of Appeal which covers the six courts of first instance of the district of Bamako and those of Koulikoro, Sikasso and Ségou, i.e. 85% of the activity national criminal. From February 21, 2007 to March 5, 2008, he was technical advisor to the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic, then Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister.
Since September 22, 2008, Amadou Ousmane Touré has been an officer of the National Order of Mali. Married and father of several children, he speaks French, Songhai, Bambara and English.