DRC: Common front for Congo joins Tshisekedi

  • Felix Antoine Tshiskedi Tchilombo, Presidente da RDC
Kinshasa - More than 200 Congolese National Assembly members and senators have abandoned Joseph Kabila's Common Front for the Congo (FCC) coalition to join President Félix Tshisekedi's Sacred Union for the Nation, said the Congolese press.

The decision follows the speech to break the alliance between the FCC and CACH coalition, led by Tshisekedi, delivered by the Congolese head of state on December 6.

The local press also said on Tuesday that at the end of the seventh governors' conference, opened by Tshisekedi, his team decided to support the new political bloc.

In a speech delivered on behalf of the 26 provinces, Pancras Boongo, governor of Tshuapa, said that everyone chose to support the new Parliamentary majority defended by the President of the Republic.

"The governors of the provinces, in their capacity as representatives of the head of state in the provinces, address this motion of support to you and assure you that your instructions will always be carried out by each one of us and in our entities", he stressed.

Congolese National Assembly will elect the members of the board and its president on Tuesday 5.

The decision follows the speech to break the alliance between the FCC and CACH coalition, led by Tshisekedi, delivered by the Congolese head of state on December 6.

The local press also said on Tuesday that at the end of the seventh governors' conference, opened by Tshisekedi, his team decided to support the new political bloc.

In a speech delivered on behalf of the 26 provinces, Pancras Boongo, governor of Tshuapa, said that everyone chose to support the new Parliamentary majority defended by the President of the Republic.

"The governors of the provinces, in their capacity as representatives of the head of state in the provinces, address this motion of support to you and assure you that your instructions will always be carried out by each one of us and in our entities", he stressed.

Congolese National Assembly will elect the members of the board and its president on Tuesday 5.