Friday, 24 June 2016

President Teodoro Obiang elevates son to Vice President


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West African president appoints son as Vice President
– President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro  Nguema has promoted his son Teodorin Obiang to the position of Vice President
– The son, who has been Second Vice President will be in charge of defense and security
– Power has run in the family for Equatorial Guinea’s since being independent 
– President Teodoro has been in power since 1979 and was re-elected in April with 93.7 per cent of votes
The President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema has promoted his son Teodorin Nguema Obiang to the position of Vice President.
According to a decree read on Thursday, June 23, on state television, the son will be in charge of defense and security
In accordance with the Basic Law of Equatorial Guinea, I appoint his Excellency Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue Vice President of the Republic,” the decree of President Obiang read.
Teodorin Nguema Obiang, 47, and a possible successor to his father, has been Second Vice President since 2012.
President Teodoro Obiang elevates son to Vice President
Equatorial Guinea president Teodoro Obiang Nguemaelevates son to Vice President.
Power has run in the family for Equatorial Guinea’s entire existence as an independent country.
Incumbent president toppled his uncle in a violent coup in 1979, before sentencing him to death by firing squad.
President Teodoro Obiang elevates son to Vice President
Teodorin Nguema Obiang has been promoted to the position of Vice President in charge of defense and security.
Since then, he has consolidated his grip over the country’s industries and is accused of diverting tax money into his personal accounts.
President Obiang made other appointments which follow a dissolution of the country’s government on June 17 after the presidential election of April 24 as provided by the Constitution.
President Teodoro Obiang elevates son to Vice President
Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue promoted as vice president of Equitorial Guinea.

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The list of the remaining members of the new government will be known later this week.
President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been in power since 1979 and was re-elected in April with 93.7 per cent of votes.
President Teodoro Obiang elevates son to Vice President
Teodorin Nguema Obiang was under trial in France for fraudulently amassing wealth out of Equatorial Guinea’s public purse. The case was later dismissed.
His son was under trial in France for fraudulently amassing wealth out of Equatorial Guinea’s public purse. The case was later dismissed.

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