The Head of State and Government, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, attended the religious ceremony in honour of the Patron of the capital of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, at the invitation of Malabo city hall, led by Maria Coloma Edjang Mbengono.
The solemn thanksgiving mass focussed on the Gospel of Saint Luke, read by the priest, Juan Alo, in which Jesus invited his disciples to love their enemies.
Father Fortunato Esono, who led the holy service, reminded those present of the life of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary, a devoted young woman who dedicated her life to looking after the sick and the poor.
Celebrating the feast of Saint Elizabeth , the patron of the city, calls on the citizens of Malabo to perform charitable acts, the priest declared at another moment during the mass.
In addition to the Equatoguinean President, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, it was also attended by heads of constitutional bodies, members of the Government led by the Vice Prime Minister, Clemente Engonga Nguema Onguene; the Governor of Bioko Norte, Leon Elo Ondo; the Deputy General Secretary of the PDGE, Jesusa Obono Engono, and other figures and inhabitants of the city of Malabo.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office