Luanda, Angola — ESI-AFRICA.COM — 12 December 2011 – The governor of Luanda, Bento Joaquim Sebastião Francisco Bento admits that the capital city of Angola faces difficult moments as regards power supply, but he says this will be overcome as soon as possible.
Bento Bento, who is also the first provincial secretary of the ruling MPLA, expressed this recognition of the situation at a rally organised to salute the party’s 55th foundation anniversary “’ an act that was preceded by a march of support to President José Eduardo dos Santos.
He also revealed that President José Eduardo dos Santos had taken extraordinary measures to solve the electricity problem in Luanda as soon as possible.
According to the MPLA first provincial secretary it is necessary to support good citizenship practices, adding that while the government does its job, the population needs to help with conserving public goods.
He also deplored the fact that many people have to do their trade in the streets, stressing that this has been assuming alarming proportions, because many citizens now set up their business wherever they want.
“Each one can continue to do their business to gain their bread, but we cannot accept that people decide to sell their stuff wherever they wish and in a temporary manner,” the governor emphasised.