DRC: President Tshisekedi met Jean-Pierre Bemba and Moïse Katumbi to talk “Sacred Union of the Nation”

How to define the “Sacred Union of the Nation”? The debate is still far from over. President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi and his main allies Jean-Pierre Bemba of the MLC and Moïse Katumbi of Ensemble pour la République discussed it during their last meeting Wednesday evening in Kinshasa. They were joined by Jean-Marc Kabund, the interim president of the UDPS. What did they say to each other?
As in their previous meeting on 26 December, Jean-Pierre Bemba and Moïse Katumbi insisted on knowing the objective of the Sacred Union of the Nation. What content does President Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi give to his vision?
According to our sources, the two men stress the need to include it in the needs and problems of the daily lives of the Congolese. Like the persistence of insecurity and killings in the East, the violations of the integrity of the territory, the economy, or the free education which is difficult to implement.
To this list should be added the basic rights that are not respected: health, food, access to water and electricity. “It is important to favour a contract that reflects the priorities of governance at the service of the people,” says Cherubin Okende, national deputy of the Moses Katumbi movement.
The massive arrival of members of the FCC worries the two leaders of Lamuka, including the possibility of seeing former supporters of Joseph Kabila negotiating the presidency of the next office of the National Assembly.
Another subject: should we talk about reconciliation and consolidation of national cohesion? asks a relative of Moïse Katumbi, who says he is waiting for the repatriation of the remains of President Mobutu and Prime Minister Tshombe.
To this list should be added the basic rights that are not respected: health, food, access to water and electricity. “It is important to favor a contract that reflects the priorities of governance at the service of the people,” says Cherubin Okende, national deputy of the Moses Katumbi movement.
The massive arrival of members of the FCC worries the two leaders of Lamuka, including the possibility of seeing former supporters of Joseph Kabila negotiating the presidency of the next office of the National Assembly.
Another subject: should we talk about reconciliation and consolidation of national cohesion? asks a relative of Moïse Katumbi, who says he is waiting for the repatriation of the remains of President Mobutu and Prime Minister Tshombe.

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