21 November 2012

Angola: Candidate Pedro Godinho Leads Poll in Federation

Luanda — Pedro Godinho, the candidate of list A in the elections held Wednesday for the post of chairperson of the Angolan Handball Federation is leading the race, with 56 votes, against 36 of his opponent Braulio de Brito ( list B).

The election process took place in 16 provinces, with the exception of Zaire and Bengo, with a voting population of 95, divided into 81 clubs and 16 associations.

The process registered three abstentions, one in Luanda (Interclube) and other in Kwanza Sul, where the teams of Recreativo do Seles and Ara of Gabela failed to turn up.

The opening of ballots and counting of votes is set for November 23, while the deadline to file complaints is scheduled for 26th November.

The national election commission, led by Cardoso de Lima, will release the final results on November 28.

Copyright © 2012 Angola Press Agency. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.