Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:29 - Updated Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:29
Cuanza Norte: Over 70 PRS militants join ruling party's ranks
Ndalatando - Seventy-two militants with opposition PRS party in northern Cuanza Norte province abandoned on 18 February their party and decided to join the ruling MPLA.
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They including Domingos Kimbanda, a member of the Political Council and National Committee, who led the party in Cuanza Norte province for 15 years.
The militants confirmed their decision during a press conference, stressing that they had nothing more to do with PRS.
Other figures who joined MPLA include Daniel Afonso, a member of the National Committee, provincial secretary of economics and finance department and 1st municipal secretary of the party in Lucala municipality as well as Pedro Zua Cassumba, municipal secretary of Quiculungo.
After a careful and deep reflection on the lack of political ambitions and serious projects by PRS to rule the country the militants have decided to abandon the party, said the group's spokesman, Daniel Afonso.
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