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João Lourenço pays tribute to former ombudsman

João Lourenço paid tribute this Tuesday morning to the former Ombudsman, Carlos Alberto Ferreira Pinto, who died last July 2, victim of illness.


"The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, accompanied by the first lady, Ana Dias Lourenço, was this Tuesday morning at RI 20, in Luanda, to pay tribute to the politician and nationalist Carlos Alberto Ferreira Pinto," a note posted on the Presidency's Facebook page reads.

According to the note, in the book of condolences, João Lourenço described the former ombudsman as a high ranking member of the nation who "zealously exercised the functions of ombudsman in the last three years, after relevant services rendered at the level of MPLA's directive bodies.

The President also wrote that "invested in his role as ombudsman, the unnamed contributed in a meritorious way to put Justice at the service of citizens and to raise their awareness of citizenship.