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Cuanza Sul: Job Capapinha dismisses five members of his cabinet

The governor of Cuanza Sul, Job Capapinha, dismissed five members of the temporary staff of his cabinet at a time when an investigation by the Attorney General's Office (PGR) regarding alleged acts of harmful management is underway.


In a note dated Tuesday, to which Lusa had access, the provincial government makes it known that the governor's office director, Gildo Ferreira, his deputy director, Bernardino Lopes, the governor's advisers, Quintas Majana, have been exonerated. and Manuel Santana, as well as the secretary of his office, Odete Manuel.

The note does not detail the reasons for the exonerations.

The government of Cuanza Sul has been in the sights of justice after complaints emerged on social networks, having already opened two inquiries "which are in the legal process and are in the final phase," said PGR spokesman Álvaro on Wednesday John.

"If it is determined that there has been any damage to public assets, the perpetrators will be held criminally liable," said the official, promising further developments in the coming days.

On Sunday, the inspector general of Finance of Cuanza Sul, Rodrigues Eduardo, who was going to give statements in the context of the process involving the governor of that province, Job Capapinha, was killed in Luanda with a point-blank shot, according to Novo Jornal .

The PGR in Cuanza Sul recently confirmed that it had initiated an investigation into the alleged over-invoicing in the rental of two vehicles for the provincial vice governors, valued at more than 191 thousand kwanzas per day, for a period of one year.

According to PGR sources, cited by Novo Jornal, the contract was signed by Job Capapinha, and by a company established in December 2018, owned by a Mauritanian, for car rental.

In mid-May, UNITA's provincial secretary in Cuanza Sul, Armando Kakepa, called for the governor's immediate dismissal due to what he considered to be “a shameful scandal”, alluding to the financial difficulties the country is experiencing.


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