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Name: Bariki, Limbiye
Current Position: Ambassador

Limbiye Edawe Kadangha Bariki became the Togolese ambassador to the US on July 14, 2009.

Bariki graduated from the University of Benin in Togo (now known as the Univerity of Lomé) and the National School of Administration in Lomé, Togo.
He joined the Togolese Diplomatic Service in 1991 and held positions in the Directorate of Economic and Technical Affairs and the Directorate of Political and Legal Affairs from 1991 to 1996.
Bariki held several positions in the following years: chief of diplomatic affairs in the presidency of Togo (1996-1997), chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Togo in Gabon (1998 to 2000), and chief of staff to the minister of foreign affairs and cooperation (2000-2003).
The following year, he was a member of the Togolese National Negotiating Committee on Economic Partnership Agreements between West Africa and the European Union. From 2004 to 2006, Bariki served as a technical counselor responsible for economic and commercial affairs and cooperation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration.
Prior to being the Togolese ambassador, he served as a member of the governmental delegation to the Foundations of Social Dialogue in Togo.
Bariki and his wife have three children.
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