Pierre Nkurunziza Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Net Worth

President Pierre Nkurunziza Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Net WorthPierre Nkurunziza was the President of Burundi, he died on 8 June 2020 due to cardiac arrest.

President Pierre Nkurunziza Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Net WorthPierre Nkurunziza was the President of Burundi, he died on 8 June 2020 due to cardiac arrest. Nkurunziza died at a hospital in Karuzi, eastern Burundi.Nkurunziza served as the President from 2005 until he passed away on 8 June 2020. Known for his autocratic leadership style, Nkurunziza forced his nomination for a third term in office.

Pierre Nkurunziza Age

He was born on 18 December 1964 in Bujumbura, Burundi, he died on 8 June 2020 aged 55 years

Wife Denise Nkurunziza

The late Pierre Nkurunziza was married to Denise Nkurunziza, They got married in 1994 until his death on 8th June,2020, they had five children: three boys and two girls.On 28 May 2020 Denise Nkurunziza was airlifted to Nairobi, Kenya to be treated for COVID-19 at Aga Khan University Hospital.

Nkurunziza Third Presidential Term

His nomination in 2015 to run for a third term was followed by violent protests which claimed more than 100 lives.Pierre Nkurunziza survived a coup attempt on 13 May 2015 from a coup leader Godefroid Niyombare. Nkurunziza who was outside the country needed his loyalists to resist Niyombare and taking full control after two days. Nkurunziza was reelected to a third term in the July 2015 presidential election and announced that he would not seek another term in office. 

Pierre Nkurunziza Death

Nkurunziza death come as a shock to the Burundi government and the international community.On Saturday 6 June 2020, Nkurunziza attended a volleyball match on Saturday afternoon, he was rushed to hospital that Saturday evening after falling ill.His condition seemed to have improved on Sunday morning, he managed to talk to those close to him.Pierre Nkurunziza condition deteriorated on Monday morning.He then suffered a heart attack and despite an immediate resuscitation attempt, doctors were unable to revive himNkurunzinza passed away on Monday 8 June 2020 at a hospital in Karuzi, Eastern Burundi.The Burundi government announced his death on Twitter“With great sorrow to Burundians and the international community” the passing of Nkurunziza, 55.

Political Party

Pierre Nkurunziza belonged to the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy political party.Pierre Nkurunziza Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Net Worth : Savannanews

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