Angolan Diplomats Shocked By Luther Rescova's Death

Luanda — Angolan diplomats have reacted with shock to the untimely passing of the governor of the northern province, Sérgio Luther Rescova, victim of illness.

In their messages of condolence reached Angop, the ambassadors highlighted the qualities of Rescova, praising his dedication and commitment to development of the country.

The Angolan ambassador to Portugal, Carlos Alberto Fonseca described the death of Sérgio Luther Rescova an irreparable loss to all Angolans, mainly to the young people.

Carlos Alberto Fonseca wishes that Rescova's memory inspire the current and future generations.

To Jovelina Imperial, ambassador to Namibia, Rescova was a politician, humanist, dynamic and proactive, who dedicated all his life for the cause of the youth contributing with his knowledge to the development of the country and well being of the Angolan society.

Also expressed feeling was the ambassador to Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Miguel Costa, who considered Sérgio Luther Rescova a man of the State and one of the best sons of Angola.

In turn, ambassador to Switzerland, Cecília Rosário said the untimely passing of Sérgio Rescova leaves the Angolan youth more poor and the nation deprived of one of its most selfless and best sons.

"Luther Rescova will always be remembered by his born qualities. He was humble, simple, dynamic leaders, mainly committed to the noblest causes of his people and his country", reads out the message.

Sérgio Luther Rescova Joaquim was born on May 16, 1980, in the municipality of Damba, northern province of Uíge.

Master in Legal and Political Sciences and graduated in Law from the Catholic University of Angola, he was a Member of the National Assembly, since September 2017.

He also held the position of National Secretary of the ruling party's youth wing (JMPLA).

Between January 2, 2019 and May 26, 2020, he held the position of governor of the Province of Luanda.

Since May 26, 2020, until his death, Rescova held the position of provincial governor of Uíge province.

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