Luanda governor appeals for vote in consciousness

Luanda – The governor of the north-western Luanda Province, Higino Carneiro, last Sunday appealed to all registered voters to participate fully in the general elections set for August this year by casting their vote in consciousness.

Higino Carneiro was addressing the crowd at the religious service organised by the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the World, also known as Tocoist Church, in the ambit of the

congregation’s 82nd foundation anniversary – which they call “the day prophet SimAPound o Toco met God” – marked on 17 April.

To him, the citizens have to exercise their right to vote, which is enshrined in the Angolan Constitution, by choosing the politicians they think are able to satisfy the anxieties of the


He seized the occasion to call on Luanda Province dwellers to be patient in regard to the deficient power and water supply, stressing that the Executive has been working to improve the situation soon.

The governor spoke of the efforts of the Executive to improve the supply of water through home plumbing. He reminded that in the colonial era there were only 80,000 home

plumbing connections, but currently there are over two million home connections in Luanda.

The commemorative activities of the Tocoist Church’s foundation, which kicked off last Wednesday, are taking place under the motto “Come to celebrate with us the 82 years of

Theophany in Africa, for the well-being of families and peace”.

The said religious service was attended by thousands of Tocoist Church faithful, as well as by government officials, representatives of political parties and leaders of various otherreligious denominations.

Source: Angola Press News Agency