Angola: Nimi a Simbi Elected President of Fnla Party

Luanda — The delegates to the fifth congress of the historical party FNLA, on Sunday, in Luanda, elected Nimi a Simbi as party president, with 297 votes.

In second place ended up the outgoing president, Lucas Ngonda, with 276 votes, while Fernando Pedro Gomes was the third most voted candidate.

Five candidates ran for office, namely Lucas Benghy Ngonda, Nimi a Simbi, Fernando Pedro Gomes, Tristão Ernesto and Carlito Roberto, in a congress that took place under the motto of the reunification and harmonization of the party, several participants.

The congress, attended by 1,459 delegates, took place under the motto "FNLA united in diversity, we will win".

The voting process was preceded by the presentation to the delegates of the action programmes of each candidate.

In addition to the election of the president of the party and its Central Committee, the party also approved, during the event, the electoral strategy for the 2022 general elections, as well as the report of accounts of the outgoing Central Committee.

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