The new ministers for Public Works, Housing and Town Planning and Work Promotion, Employment and Social Security received their corresponding offices on 12th February. The Prime Minister, Charged with Administrative Coordination, witnessed the handover of portfolios.
Diosdado Nsue Medja, the new Minister for Public Works, Housing and Town Planning, received his office from his predecessors, Reginaldo Nsue Micha, leaving Town Planning, and Pedro Ondo Nguema, leaving Public Works and Infrastructures.
The introductory words from the General Secretary of the department marked the start of the ceremony, which was overseen by the Prime Minister, Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, in the presence of officials from the two departments.
The outgoing ministers thanked the Head of State for the trust placed in them, and these thanks were extended to the staff in their respective departments, while they also asked for the participation of this group in the execution and culmination of projects already in progress, and those that will be implemented by the new team.
Nsue Medja, for his part, recognised the challenge ahead, and pointed out that he would work hard to obtain the goals set by the Government.
Obama Asue, in his words, reminded the new team that the Ministry for Public Works was in itself a challenge, and he asked for teamwork and respect for the hierarchy.
The handover of office between the outgoing and incoming heads also took place at the Ministry for Work, Employment Promotion and Social Security.
Jose A�ngel Borico Moises passed on his office to Celestino Bonifacio Bakale Obiang, the new minister at the department.
The departmental secretary was responsible for the presentation of a detailed report on the organigram at the ministry and its heritage, together with a reading of the corresponding report for the presentation of the portfolio.
The outgoing minister, Borico Moises, after thanking the President of the Republic for the responsibility granted to him, wished his successor every success.
Along the same lines, Celestino Bakale added that he intended to continue the work started by the previous Ministers for Work, and declared that he was open to suggestions in order to improve the effectiveness of his work.
Obama Asue once again urged people to read the laws governing our country, in order to be able to work for the good of the nation.
The ceremony took place in the presence of other recently appointed members of the Government.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea