Summary: Guinea-Bissauan politician considered as a close ally of the tiny west African country's recently assassinated President Joao "Nino" Bernardo Vieira who was minister of Territorial Administration and a standing candidate in the June 2009 presidential election.
Cause of Death: Shot to death during an apparent assassination
Born: March 12, 1958
Died: June 5, 2009
Location: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau