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Death/Onésimo Silveira: Cabo Verde loses one of its greatest political figures, culture and a great intellectual – PM

Praia, Apr 30 (Inforpress) – The Prime Minister considers that with the death of Onésimo Silveira, Thursday, Cabo Verde loses one of its greatest political figures, culture and a great intellectual, asking to all to know to recognize and preserve his legacy.

“Cabo Verde loses one of its greatest political figures, culture, a great intellectual, an important defender of democracy, finally a man of strong causes and convictions and a true statesman who has always been for Cabo Verde, and São Vicente in particular,” reacted Ulisses Correia e Silva to the death of Onesimo Silveira.

“I convey on behalf of the Government of Cabo Verde and on my behalf the most heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family of Dr. Onésimo Silveira,” concluded the Prime Minister, recalling that the deceased was “a great friend”.

Onesimo Silveira, 86 years old, had been bedridden for a few months now, according to family members.

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