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Fri, 09 Oct 2020 21:12 - Updated Fri, 09 Oct 2020 21:42

Uíge province governor dies

Luanda - The governor of northern Uíge province, Sérgio Luther Rescova Joaquim, died of disease on Friday in the capital, Luanda.

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Sérgio Luther Rescova Joaquim

Photo: Pedro Parente

Sérgio Luther Rescova had been rushed from Uíge to Luanda’s Girassol clinic where he eventually passed away,

The deceased was born on 16 May 1980 in Uíge’s municipality of Damba.

He was the holder of a degree in Juridical and Political Science from the Universidade Católica de Angola, and a member of Parliament since September 2017, being part of the House’s Constitutional and Juridical Commission.

He also held the post of national secretary of the ruling MPLA party’s youth wing.

Between January 2019 and May 2020, Sérgio Rescova was governor of Luanda province, before being appointed governor of Uíge on 26 May this year.

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