President visits new urban districts in Ebebiyin

Okong Oyek, located in Geopolitical Zone “C” of the Municipality of Bidjabidjan, with over 500 inhabitants, was the first stop for the presidential entourage. With flags and banners, the inhabitants expressed their gratitude to H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, for the visit and for raising the status to urban district for the population located at the intersection which provides access to the districts of Nsok-Nzomo and Micomiseng.

Okong Oyek, founded by Olama Nsua Mekina, is one of the oldest and most heavily populated places in Ebebiyin. It also has a polytechnic where young people from various places learn the specialities of agriculture, administration and carpentry. The centre was created in 1986 by the Carmelite congregation of Druna.

The President and the First Lady also went to the new municipality of Ongoma Eseng, within Zone “C” of Ebebiyin where, in order to provide a warm reception for the State entourage, the inhabitants of Adurelang, Eves, Ntoho, Bitet, Otunga, Angok, Eson, and others making up the new administrative city, gathered.

Ongoma Eseng or Ngoman Eseng was founded by Eya Monsuy, and was the meeting point during colonial times for the Eseng tribe, in order to address family matters, according to its spokesperson.

The latest village to be declared urban district which was visited on Wednesday by the Presidential Couple was EteveiA, in Zone “F” of Ebebiyin. During this final stop, the spokesperson from the village, in his welcome speech, said that the visit by H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo is in line with the concern of the Government for the welfare of the population.

“We are here to thank the Head of State for what he is doing for us and for the services which, in a short time, we will be enjoying”, declared the elders from the three people’s councils, who praised the role of President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo in safeguarding peace in Equatorial Guinea in particular, and on the African continent in general.

In his pointers, the President spoke about unity, good harmony, solidarity, peace and security, together with the fight against poverty.

In another section from his speech to those gathered, he invited parents to oversee the training of young people, in order that they can avoid facing the future with the risk of unemployment and delinquency.

In Okong Oyek, Ongoma Eseng and EteveiA, the presidential couple were the recipients of generous gifts.

Following a blessing from a priest, and the laying of the first stones for the construction of the new municipalities, where the investment reaches over 20 thousand million Franco CFA financed by the Government of the nation, the locals from EteveiA provided a reception for the guests.

In addition, the Head of State and Constancia Mangue de Obiang were welcomed in the capital of Micomiseng, the latest stage of the tour of the Province of Kie Ntem and the Continental Region.

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

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