Elections2022: FNLA presents candidacy Wednesday

Viana – The opposition FNLA is to present this Wednesday its candidacy to run for the general elections to take place on August 24 this year, announced today in the municipality of Viana, in Luanda, the president of the party, Nimi A Simbi.

The statement was made during a meeting of the party’s Central Committee that approved the list of candidates.

The politician stressed that to formalize this process, the organisation will submit to the Constitutional Court (TC) more than 20,000 signatures of supporters and 221 aspiring MPs.

The president of the party recognised that it was difficult to select the aspiring members of parliament, due to the prolongued crisis that FNLA fhas aced.

However, in the fourth general elections of 2017, the party founded by Holden Roberto only won one seat in the National Assembly (parliament).

So far, MPLA (majority party), which holds 150 seats in parliament, the electoral coalition CASA-CE, second largest political force in the opposition with 16 deputies, the National Patriotic Alliance (APN), a party with no parliamentary seats and the main opposition party, UNITA, submitted their candidacies.

Source: Angola Press News Agency

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