Luanda – The Constitutional Court (TC) declared on Wednesday in Luanda that the August 31 general elections were free, fair, transparent and universal, according to the Constitution of the Republic of Angola.
This was said to the press by the presiding judge counsellor, Rui Ferreira, during the presentetion of the statement on the general elections that ousted from the plenary of the judges of the Constitutional Court.
Despite the organizational constraints recorded during the electoral process, such as issues related to deadlines and accreditation of list delegates, the elections are considered valid as well as the results containing in the national tallying record approved on September
7 by the National Electoral Commission (CNE).
Thus, the judge said that according to the constitution, the President Elect, Vice-president and the MPs to the National Assembly must be inaugurated in their respective posts.
The judges of the Constitutional Court held a 72-hour plenary to analyze the appeal lodged by the opposition Coalition of CASA-CE and the political parties of UNITA and (PRS), in relation to the August 31 general elections.
The Constitutional Court considered groundless the appeal lodged by the coalition and political parties, having the decision automatically taken in court and therefore it is unappeasable.