Addis Ababa, November 28, 2022 (Walta) – The authorities in Equatorial Guinea have announced the re-election of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo for a sixth term.
The 80-year old has been in power since 1979. Announcing the results, the head of the electoral commission said Obiang had won with 94,9% of the votes.
“The results of the general election solemnly proclaim His Excellency Obiang NGuema Mbasogo President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea for a term of seven years”, said the head of the electoral commission Faustino Ndong Esono Eyang.
Obiang had the backing of a coalition of 15 parties, including his own party, the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE).
The percentages won by the opposition candidates were not announced.
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