Florencio Mayé Elá
Florencio Mayé Elá
Florencio Mayé Elá Mangue
20 September 1942
Mongomo, Equatorial Guinea
|Occupation||Military leader, politician, diplomat|
Under the dictatorship of Francisco Macías, he was head of the National Navy. He participated in the coup of 3 August 1979, and in the subsequent government of the Supreme Military Council as Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, participating in the signing of the 1980 Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation Between Spain and Equatorial Guinea. He was decorated in Spain with the Order of Isabella the Catholic, along with Salvador Elá Nseng and Juan Manuel Tray.
Under the regime of Teodoro Obiang, he served as ambassador to the UN from December 1982 to December 1987, and to Cameroon beginning in December 2006. In September 2008 he was involved in the kidnapping of the political refugee Cipriano Nguema Mba in Cameroon, for which the country declared Mayé Elá persona non grata. Due to this he had to leave office, and was succeeded by Pedro Elá Nguema Buna.
In the 2013 legislative elections, he was elected senator representing the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE). He is part of the Permanent Commission of Foreign Policy, International Cooperation, and Integration, and of the Permanent Commission of Defense and State Security.
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