Teodoro Obiang re-elected for the 6th term in Equatorial Guinea
The Presidential elections in Equatorial Guinea, Obiang Nguema was re-elected with 94.9% of the vote
Equatorial Guinean President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and candidate of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) was re-elected with an overwhelming majority in the November 20 presidential election, with 94.9% of the valid votes, according to announced results on Saturday, November 26, by the National Electoral Council.
Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, 43 years in power, obtained a total of 405 910 votes out of 411,081 votes cast, which represents 94.9% of the votes.
The candidate of the Convergence for Democracy (CPDS) political party, Andrés Esono Ondó, came second with only 6,479 votes, followed by Buenaventura Monsuy Asumu, candidate of the PCSD-Baboron political party with 1,388 votes.
According to the National Electoral Council, the presidential party won all 588 seats in municipal councils, all 55 seats in the Senate and all seats in the Chamber of Deputies (100).
Burundian President, Evariste Ndayishimiye, stated that “it is a victory that testifies to the confidence and support of the Equatoguinean people” in the “visionary leadership” of Obiang Nguema.
Umaro Sissoco Embaló, President of Guinea Bissau and current President of ECOWAS (Economic Community of West Africa) congratulated President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo “for his remarkable re-election” and wished him “an excellent mandate at the head of Equatorial Guinea”.