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The Government of Equatorial Guinea collectively resigns

Posted by – May 21st, 2012

After remaining at the head of the Government since 2008, the Prime Minister and Head of the Government, Ignacio Milam Tang, accompanied by members of his team, went on the morning of Friday, May 18 to the People’s Palace in Malabo to present to the President his resignation and that of his team.


This event took place in the presence of several presidential advisers and the Secretary-General of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, Lucas Nguema Esono Mbang.

Ignacio Milam Tang, among other things, praised the positive changes that the country has experienced in recent years, and extended his thanks to President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo for his confidence in him.

Under his guidance, Obiang Nguema Mbasogo encouraged the outgoing Prime Minister and his members to continue to work, since, he said, “The resignation does not mean separation,” while once again he expressed his confidence the entire outgoing team.

The event ended with a group photo.

Decree of Dissolution

Afterwards, the President of the Republic enacted Decree No. 62/2012, dated May 18, which dissolves the Government in full through the resignation of the Prime Minister and Head of the Government, Ignacio Milam Tang, accepting the resignation.

According to the decree, the President, according to Article 57 item a) of the Basic Law of the State, has proclaimed the dissolution of the Government in full by the resignation of its Head.

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