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Thu, 31 Oct 2019 09:13 - Updated Thu, 31 Oct 2019 09:13

Ruling MPLA MP Tchizé dos Santos loses mandate

Luanda - The National Assembly decided last Tuesday to put an end to MP Welwitschia ?Tchizé? dos Santos? parliamentary mandate, as an MP of the ruling MPLA , due to her prolonged absence from the plenary meetings.

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A Parliamentary Session

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MP Welwitschia ?Tchizé? dos Santos (file)

Photo: Joaquina Bento

The MPs of the ruling MPLA and opposition UNITA voted in favour of the MP’s removal , while coalition CASA-CE and  PRS and FNLA parties abstained.

The National Assembly’s Ethics, Decorum and Mandates Commission had opened an internal disciplinary process against Tchizé dos Santos in September this year following her prolonged absence from plenary sessions.

Angola’s National Assembly rules that an MP can lose term in case he/she exceeds three consecutive absences from the National Assembly’s meetings.

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