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Swearing in of substitute deputies of Equatorial Guinea

posted by – September 23rd, 2013


On Friday, September 20, the opening of the First Ordinary Session of the Chamber of Deputies took place, which was chaired by H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

This ceremony, coordinated by the Director General of Protocol of the legislative body, Victor Esono Nsue Mbang, began with the oath of office before the Head of State of the substitute deputies, who because of the promotion of the office holders who moved on to higher responsibilities or because of death, occupy those vacant seats to avoid incompatibility.

Therefore, Juan-Rocu Enumbie was sworn in as second member and Francisco Asumu Bikuy as first secretary of the table of the Chamber of Deputies. Gabriel Orobiyi Bankole and David Nguema Mañana replace Evangelina-Filomena Oyo Ebule, current Minister of Justice, Religious Affairs and Penitentiary Institutions, and Francisco Mba Olo Bahamonde, Minister of Transportation, Technology, Postal Services and Telecommunications, in the constituency of Malabo; Maria-Leonor Bula Epam Beribe for the constituency of Baney; Ernesto Aurelio Etadji Ehome and Benjamin Mitogo Bielo for the constituency of Luba; Genoveva Nchama Nguema for the constituency of Bata: Maria Consuelo Nguema Oyana for the constituency of Mbini; Nuria Lucia Beholi Epesi for the constituency of Cogo; Bartolome Ndong Abeso for the constituency of Mongomo; Bienvenido Beyeme Nsue for the  constituency of Anisok; Jaime Ela Ndong for the constituency of Akonibe; Natividad Ondo Bibang for the constituency of Ebebiyin; Wenceslao Nzamio Enguang and Jesus Oyono Meina for the constituency of Micomeseng, and Juliana Mangue Esimi for the constituency of Nsok-Nzomo.

Before the personalities who make up the country’s official institutions, the Vice Presidents of the Republic, one for Presidential Affairs, Ignacio Milam Tang, and the other for  National Defense and State Security, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Presidents of other Constitutional bodies, Government and diplomatic corps, the Head of State presented the opening speech of these sessions by congratulating all of the components of the legislative body for the trust that the people of Equatorial Guinea have placed in them.