Gabon: Mrs Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda elected Mayor of Libreville

(file photo).

Libreville — Mrs Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda was elected Mayor of Libreville on Sunday after the removal of the list of independent conducted by the former Prime Minister Jean Eyéghé Ndong.

The election was organized by The Ministry of the Interior in the presence the governor of Estuaire province, Jacques Denis Tsanga. Before her election, Ossouka Raponda was the Budget minister. The Libreville mayoral election occurred on January 26 , 2014, along with elections for departmental presidents, and members of the Libreville Council.

The incumbent, Jean François Ntoutoume Emane, a member of the Gabonese democratic Party (PDG-on Power) did not seek re-election to a new term in office. Local elections were held on December 14, 2013. Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda announced to soon start to clean the capital and initiate strong actions from her program.

AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 100 news organizations and over 500 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 as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.