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Angola: Call to Prosecute Angola Ex-President José Eduardo Dos Santos


Former president José Eduardo dos Santos (file Picture)

Angolan ruling MPLA birthday celebration veteran and historian Ambrósio Lukoki desires former President José Eduardo dos Santos prosecuted.

Mr Lukoki, currently the Angolan ambassador to Tanzania, additionally wants the former ruler to resign from the popular Motion for the Liberation of Angola leadership right away.

Mr dos Santos had in March 2016, indicated he would quit politics in 2018.

Mr Lukoki stated at a press convention in Luanda on Tuesday that Mr dos Santos was once hiding at the back of the MPLA leadership to keep away from prosecution for the a lot of crimes related with his 38-year rule.

“It Is convenient that José Eduardo dos Santos right away resigns from the MPLA publish in order that President João Lourenço can operate unhindered,” stated Mr Lukoki.

Mr Lukoki, Seventy Five, used to be an in depth ally of the MPLA founder and first president Agostinho Neto, and once served as a member of the MPLA political bureau and the primary minister for Training.

Closing 12 months, beforehand of the MPLA seventh congress, Mr Lukoki requested that his identify to be removed from the Committee Crucial (CC) list. CC is the celebration’s organ and decides on important political considerations.

He, at a short press conference, mentioned it that it didn’t make sense for him to remain within the party’s determination-making organ as all choices were imposed.

According To him, the selections had been imposed courtesy of President dos Santos iron-fist rule.

Mr Lukoki also accused President’s dos Santos of tarnishing the birthday party’s image due to his unpopularity.

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