Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (IBK) is a Malian politician born in Koutiala (southern Mali) on 29 January 1945. A member of Bamako since 2002, re-elected in 2007, he chairs the Rally for Mali (RPM), a party he created in 2001. He is a founding member of the Alliance for Democracy in Mali (ADEMA), the party that initiated democratic emancipation, and from 1994 to 2000 he would be president. His style of government is marked by scrupulous respect for the authority of the state and the rule of law. Read Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Biography and Profile.