Selahattin Çolak

Selahattin Çolak
Mayor of Adana
In office
26 March 1989 – 27 March 1994
Preceded by Aytaç Durak
Succeeded by Aytaç Durak
Mayor of Adana
In office
11 December 1977 – 12 Eylül 1980
Preceded by Ege Bagatur
Succeeded by Nuri Korkmaz
Personal details
Political party Republican People's Party (CHP), Social Democratic People's Party (SHP)
Residence Adana
Occupation Police chief, business owner

Selahattin Çolak is a politician in Turkey, and served as the mayor of Adana for two terms (1977-1980 and 1989-1994).[1]


He served at police services before politics. He was the security chief for Süleyman Demirel during 1970's when Demirel was prime minister of Turkey.

Mayor of Adana

At the municipal elections on 11 December 1977, he was elected Mayor of Adana from Republican People's Party (CHP). On 12 September 1980, he was removed from office by coup d'état with all the other politicians in Turkey. On 26 March 1989 he was elected again as Mayor of Adana. [2] He served in the post until 1994, and did not run again, when his party, CHP, did not choose him as their candidate.


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