The Senate Table and the Board of Spokespersons from the same chamber held a reprogramming meeting on 8th May for activities corresponding to what remains of the second ordinary period of parliamentary sessions 2019. There was also a plenary session to begin institutional actions regarding the adoption of a declaration of days of national mourning following the death of the former Minister of State to the Presidency of the Republic and Captain General of the Armed Forces, Antonio Mba Nguema Mikue.
The extraordinary plenary session, overseen by Teresa Efua Asangono, began with a minute’s silence in memory of the former Minister of State to the Presidency of the Republic, Charged with Presidential Security and Captain General of the Armed Forces , Antonio Mba Nguema Mikue, who died recently in a hospital in South Africa.
Besides various other matters, the Senate table, shocked by the irreparable loss of the former Captain General and Minister of State, urged the Government to take action to declare days of national mourning regarding the loss, and to anticipate this action for future occasions.
Along these lines, Teresa Efua Asangono and her closest collaborators hope that this legislative initiative will be well received by the Executive within the framework of cooperation between the Government and Parliament.
Source: Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office