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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY: Christophe Mboso Retain Congolese National Assembly Presidency

Veteran politician Christophe Mboso has been re-appointed as president of the provisional office of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s National Assembly.

Mboso, 81, who was re-elected in Kenge of Kwilu Province, has also retained his seat in the National Assembly and will be accompanied by Serge Bahati (28), elected from Kabare, as well as Agée Matembo (27), elected from Lubudi, all as designated members of the provisional office.

The trio were installed at the inaugural plenary of the extraordinary session of the 4th legislature of the 3rd Republic held on Monday, January 29.

The plenary brings together the 500 elected officials called to constitute the National Assembly.

Currently, 402 national deputies are present in the house, while 68 elected officials have not yet arrived at the People’s Palace.

Furthermore, among the 477 national deputies provisionally elected, 337 members are newly elected, marking a renewal rate of 71%.

Conversely, 140 members are re-elected, representing 29% of the total while the gender representation has 61 female members , equivalent to a rate of 13%, and 416 male members representing an 87% rate.

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