Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:53 - Updated Thu, 07 Sep 2017 14:53
Elections/2017: MPLA in Cuanza Sul congratulates Angolans on polls
Sumbe - The exemplary behaviour demonstrated by Angolan citizens throughout the process and after the release of the final results of 23 August elections have been praised.
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Eusébio de Brito, Governor of Cuanza Sul
Photo: Lino Guimaraes
The recognition was expressed Thursday by the first secretary of MPLA in coastal Cuanza Sul, Eusebio de Brito Teixeira relating to the release of the final results of the election.
The National Electoral Commission (CNE) released Wednesday the final results of the elections won by the ruling MPLA party and its candidate, João Lourenço, with 61.08 percent.
He praised the attitude demonstrated by MPLA militants, friends and supporters, who celebrated "without great euphoria", which proved their political maturity.
According to him, MPLA will continue to respect difference and protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of all in order to recover the citizenship and strengthening of democracy
"We will continue working toward better living conditions of Angolan people, who have cast one more vote of confidence in the party," he said.
In Cuanza Sul, MPLA won 308, 834 votes, equivalent to 76.25 percent, which allowed it to elect five MPs.
- 07/09/2017 11:55:47
Luanda - The national commissioners appointed by the opposition parties (UNITA, CASA-CE, FNLA and PRS) to the National Electoral Commission (CNE) raised against the election-watching body which they accuse of a “non-transparent” conduct.
- 07/09/2017 11:13:43
Luanda - The ruling MPLA party is the great winner of the general election of 23 August 2017 after reaping 61,08 percent of the valid votes.
- 07/09/2017 08:28:06
Luanda - The complaints of the opposition political forces, which competed in the country?s August 23 general election, analysed and addressed on Wednesday in plenary by the National Electoral Commission (CNE), were considered obscure, deficient, untimely and unfounded.