80 years old President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, and 43 years ruler and longest head of state in Equatorial Guinea has been re-elected for the sixth term with 95% of the country’s vote.
The two major opposition candidates, Andres Esono Ondo and Buenaventura Monsuy Asumu each got about 9,700 and 2900 respectively, which amount to 413,000 total votes of the country.
The ruling Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE) also won all Senate and National Assembly seats.
Equatorial Guinea a nation of over 1.5 million people had gotten only two President since independence in 1968 from Spain.
Critics said Teodoro exercises total political control of the country, cracking down on rivals and media with threats of arrest and torture.Follow us on social media