The President of the Republic, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, exonerated this Tuesday [26.5] Joana Lina Ramos Baptista Cândido, from the position of Governor of the Province of Huambo; Sérgio Luther Rescova Joaquim, from the post of Governor of Luanda Province, and Mpinda Simon, from the position of Governor of Uíge Province.
In another decree, he appointed Lotti Nolika, to the position of Governor of Huambo Province; Joana Lina Ramos Baptista Cândido, to the position of Governor of Luanda Province, and Sergio Luther Rescova Joaquim, to the position of Governor of Uíge Province.
Also today, President João Lourenço exonerated, at his request, Alberto Paca Zuzi Macosso, from the position of Vice-Governor of the Province of Cabinda to the Political and Social Sector, and appointed to the same position Miguel dos Santos Oliveira.
Finally, the President of the Republic exonerated Samahina de Sousa da Silva Health, from the position of Secretary of State for Planning and Ruth Madalena Mixinge, from the position of Secretary of State Family and Promotion of Women, naming Milton Parmenio dos Santos Reis, Secretary of State for Planning and Elsa Maria Barber Dias dos Santos do Espírito Santo, for the position of Secretary of State for the Family and Promotion of Women.
Meanwhile, The new Army Commander, General Jaque Raúl, has today formally started office after the act of inauguration at the Presidential Palace in Luanda, in the presence of the President of the Republic and Commander-in-Chief of the Angolan Armed Forces, João Lourenço.
The President of the Republic, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, signed on the afternoon of this Monday, May 25, the decree declaring the situation of public disaster under the Covid-19 pandemic and begins to apply at Zero hours of May 26th.
The decree refers, as reasons for the transition from the state of emergency to the situation of calamity, the need to ensure a better balance between the health strategy for prevention and combat and the need to gradually relaunch economic, formal and informal activity in special those used as a means of livelihood, and the return to normal social life.
In summary, it is argued that ” without neglecting the rules of prevention and combating the Covid-19 pandemic, it is necessary to create conditions for adaptation to a new social stance, capable of ensuring, safely, the gradual resumption of economic life and social “.
The situation of public disaster decreed today by the head of state, and which begins to apply at Zero hours of May 26, will extend as long as the risk of massive spread of the SARS-VOC-2 virus continues and From the Covid-19. pandemic
The decree signed by the President of the Republic this afternoon contains an annex with the detailed description of the rules of operation of public and private services and social equipment.
In this morning, the Council of Ministers held an extraordinary session as a predecessor to the measure taken hours later by the Head of State.