On 5th August, the President of the Republic, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, attended the fiestas of the community of Akua YebiveiA, Our Lady of the Angels.
This community, which is celebrating its fiestas, is the birthplace of the current Archbishop of Malabo, Monsignor Juan Nsue Edjang Maye, who led a solemn mass which was attended by some members of the Government, authorities from the municipality of Micromiseng and Nkue, and the faithful from the Diocese of Ebebiyin, led by the Vicar General, Monsignor Apolinar Mbo Olinga, together with other guests from other parts of the Nation.
The word of God encourages us when we are desperate, it straightens us out when we stray from God and the word, it is what gives us life”, said the Parish Priest of Ebasok, Moises Mguema, during the homily based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew.
In another passage, he declared that “Christians are called on to do the will of God on the earth, to live the same life as God, because where there is no God, there is hell, which is the absence of God”.
The People’s Council of Akua YebiveiA of over 200 inhabitants was created in 1929 by the catechist Manuel Ndong, the grandfather of Monsignor Juan Nsue Edjang Maye, Archbishop of Malabo. In the same place was born the Former Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE), Lucas Nguema Esono Mbang, who was also the former Second Vice Prime Minister of the Government, Charged with the Social Sector.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea