Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf

Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf (born c.1956;[4] Arabic: أحمد عوض بن عوف) is a Sudanese politician and Sudanese Army General who served as the de facto head of state for one day[5] from 11 April 2019 to 12 April 2019 after taking part in the 2019 Sudanese coup d'état.[6] Auf previously served as the minister of defense in Sudan from 23 August 2015[7] to 14 April 2019,[8] and the First Vice President of Sudan from February to April 2019.[9]

Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf
أحمد عوض بن عوف
Chairman of the Transitional Military Council
In office
11 April 2019  12 April 2019
DeputyKamal Abdel-Marouf al-Mahi[1]
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAbdel Fattah al-Burhan
First Vice President of Sudan
In office
23 February 2019  12 April 2019
PresidentOmar al-Bashir
Preceded byBakri Hassan Saleh
Minister for Defense of Sudan
In office
23 August 2015[2]  14 April 2019[3]
PresidentOmar al-Bashir
Himself
Preceded byMustafa Osman Obeid
Succeeded byJamal Aldin Omar
Personal details
Born1956 (age 6566)
Qerri, Sudan
Political partyNational Congress (Until April 2019)
Military service
Allegiance Sudan
Branch/service Sudanese Army
Rank General
Battles/warsWar in Darfur
2019 Sudanese coup d'état

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