Ivorian academic, politician and short-story writer Zacharie Séry Bailly, or Séry Bailly was born on March 13, 1948, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in Abidjana and died on December 2, 2018.
He was the Chairperson of Harris Memel-Fotê-Jean Jaurès Fondation in Abidjan.
Séry Bailly was also vice-chairman of the Academy of sciences, arts, cultures of Africa and the African diaspora (ASCAD).
Upon completing his secondary and higher education embraces an academic career. He entered Abidjan-Cocody where he teaches English.
Bailly became Dean of Faculty of Languages and Civilizations of the University of Cocody
He was an influential member of SYNARES, major teachers union where he defends the interests of his corporation.
He had a reputation of man of moderate views as a politician.
His behavior raised the anger of some Ivorian patriots at the outbreak of the political and military crisis in Côte d’Ivoire on September 19, 2002.
Bailly was the Minister of Communications at the time, Bailly wiped the recriminations of his political party.
After conforted with the frightening machine opponents of official discourse, a segment of the population considers insufficient his actions at the head of the Ministry of Communications.
Séry Bailly passed away at 70 years old.