UNITA backs national commitment to local elections

  • UNITA leader Adalberto Costa Júnior
Catumbela – The leader of the main opposition UNITA party Adalberto Costa Júnior has urged for courage and national commitment to hold the country´s first municipal elections.

Angola has already approved eight laws of the Municipal Legislative Package, but the Parliament still need to schedule a diploma on the Institutionalisation of the Municipalities.

 

The leader of the main opposition in Angola was speaking during the celebration of the 87th anniversary of the party’s founding president, Jonas Savimbi,  held in coastal Benguela province on Saturday.

 

He said that local elections were crucial for the wellbeing of the Angolans, adding that it is necessary courage to meet this goal.

 

On the other hand, the politician regretted the fact of the Covid-19 pandemic to disrupt the fulfillment of strategic goals for the country, such as the municipal elections.

 

Local elections were initially scheduled for 2020, but the process did not take place due to the lack of conditions.

Angola has already approved eight laws of the Municipal Legislative Package, but the Parliament still need to schedule a diploma on the Institutionalisation of the Municipalities.

 

The leader of the main opposition in Angola was speaking during the celebration of the 87th anniversary of the party’s founding president, Jonas Savimbi,  held in coastal Benguela province on Saturday.

 

He said that local elections were crucial for the wellbeing of the Angolans, adding that it is necessary courage to meet this goal.

 

On the other hand, the politician regretted the fact of the Covid-19 pandemic to disrupt the fulfillment of strategic goals for the country, such as the municipal elections.

 

Local elections were initially scheduled for 2020, but the process did not take place due to the lack of conditions.