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Oubi Buchraya Bachir

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Preceded by  Aliyen Habib Kentaui
Succeeded by  Sidi Mohamed Omar
Political party  Polisario Front
Preceded by  Breika Lehbib
Education  University of Paris
Succeeded by  Salah Abd Mohamed
Role  Ambassador
Preceded by  Sadafa Mohamed Bahia
Name  Oubi Bachir

Oubi Buchraya Bachir
Prime Minister  Bouchraya Hammoudi Bayoun

Oubi Buchraya Bachir (born 1970) is the current Sahrawi ambassador to Nigeria, with a base in Abuja. He earned a doctorate in History at the University of Paris and a master's degree in "Conflicts, Peace and Development" at James I University in Castellón de la Plana. He speaks Hassaniya (a variety of Arabic), French and Spanish.

Diplomatic postings

He started his diplomatic career in 2001, being appointed as the Sahrawi representative for the Netherlands, based in The Hague. In late 2003, he moved to London, as the Sahrawi representative to the United Kingdom and Ireland.

In 2006, he replaced Sadafa Mohamed Bahia as the Sahrawi ambassador to South Africa. In July 2008, he replaced Aliyen Habib Kentaui, presenting this credentials as ambassador to Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. Between 2010 and 2011 he acted first as special envoy and then as non-resident ambassador to Ghana, until the accreditation in late 2011 of Mahayub Sidina, the first Sahrawi resident ambassador in Accra.


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