Gong Weiguo

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Gong Weiguo
龚卫国
Mayor of Linxiang
In office
June 2011 – April 2015
Communist Party Secretary Huang Junjun (黄俊钧)
Vice-Mayor of Miluo
In office
December 2007 – March 2009
Personal details
Born August 1972 (age 46)
Yiyang, Hunan, China
Political party Communist Party of China
Alma mater Central South University

Gong Weiguo (simplified Chinese: 龚卫国; traditional Chinese: 龔衛國; pinyin: Gōng Weìguó; born August 1972) is a Chinese politician who spent most of his career in south China's Hunan province. He was investigated by the Communist Party of China's anti-graft agency in April 2015.[1] Previously he served as the Deputy Communist Party Secretary and Mayor of Linxiang.[2][3][4]

Life and career

Gong was born in Yiyang, Hunan in August 1972. He was accepted to Central South University in June 1989 and graduated in March 1993. After graduation, he worked there. He joined the Communist Party of China in December 1992.

In May 1995 he was appointed as an official in the Department of Personnel of Hunan government and over a period of eight years worked his way up to the position of Deputy County Governor of Xiangyin County. He was the Head of Propaganda Department of Xiangyin County government from June 2006 to August 2007 and Secretary of Politics and Law Commission of Xiangyin County between August 2007 to October 2007.

In December 2007 he was promoted to become Vice-Mayor of Miluo, a position he held until March 2009.

He became Party Branch Secretary of Yueyang Municipal Cultural Affairs Bureau in March 2009, and served until May 2010.

In June 2011, he was appointed the Deputy Communist Party Secretary and Mayor of Linxiang,[5] he remained in that position until April 2015, when he was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency for drug addict claims.[6]

References

  1. ^ 湖南临湘市长龚卫国涉毒被查. Xinhua News (in Chinese). 2015-04-21. Archived from the original on 2015-04-25.
  2. ^ "Gong Weiguo, mayor in Hunan sacked after drug addict claims". 2015-04-23.
  3. ^ "Hunan mayor sacked for drug use". Sina English. 2015-04-22.
  4. ^ "Attempts to hide disgrace only backfire". Chinadaily. 2015-04-23.
  5. ^ 龚卫国当选为临湘市人民政府市长. Red.net (in Chinese). 2011-12-08.
  6. ^ 湖南临湘市长龚卫国涉嫌吸毒被免职. CE.cn (in Chinese). 2015-04-22.
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