President of the Republic pays homage to Antonia Mbang Ndong

The President of the Republic, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the First Lady, Constancia Mangue, and structures of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, have paid posthumous homage on 17th Antonia Mbang Ndong Okomo, member of the National Executive Council.

The ceremony, which took place in the function room at the party Central Office in Malabo II; was attended by the presidential couple, H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and Constancia Mangue de Obiang, some presidents of constitutional bodies, members of the Government, and PDGE specialist and related organisations.

During the funeral, there were several wreaths laid in the name of all the country’s institutions, and those present witnessed many motions of condolence.

The biography of the deceased, read by a member of the family, revealed that Antonia Mbang Ndong Okomo worked as a teacher in various schools throughout the nations, holding various responsibilities in the central Town Hall of Malabo, and was Director General for Social Affairs in the Department for Social Affairs and Gender Equality.

As fourth in the line of voluntary affiliation to the militants of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, and in his capacity as co-founder of the governing party, was named member of the Executive Council, although she had not previously held any political position.

She was deserving of posts such as permanent spokesperson for the Friends of Obiang Movement (MAO); adviser in the Specialist Women’s Organisation of the PDGE, and deputy in the Chamber of Deputies during three legislatures.

In last year’s legislative and municipal elections, she was elected substitute number 1 in her constituency. She was about to take up her seat when she passed away on Monday 14th at the La Paz Medical Centre in Malabo.

Following this institutional event, there was a requiem mass, in the presence of family members, who thanked the presidential couple for their moral and material support.

Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

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