Head of State swears in Constitutional Court judges
Luanda, Luanda – The Angolan head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, Wednesday in Luanda swore in four Constitutional Court counsellour judges, Angop learned. The judges are Américo Garcia, Raul Araújo, Caetano de Sousa and Maria Lopes, sworn in at a ceremony held in the Noble Hall of the Presidential Palace, in Luanda. ”At a simple but solemn ceremony, we have just invested the Mr. counsellour judges, thus completing the composition of the Constitutional Court whose members rise from seven to eleven, according to the stipulations of our Constitution and of the Constitutional Law Process,” said the head of State. The ceremony was witnessed by the vice president of the Republic, Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos, the National Assembly (Angola Parliament) speaker, António Paulo Kassoma, Constitutional and Supreme courts chiefs, Rui Ferreira and Cristiano André, respectively and other figures of the judiciary and of the executive.