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Death: PTS expresses regret for the death of former President José Augusto Fernandes

Praia, Oct 26 (Inforpress) – The direction of the Labour and Solidarity Party (PTS), expressed its regret for the death of the former president of this political force José Augusto Fernandes, which occurred in the early hours of today, at the age of 62, in the City of Praia.

“Itis with great sadness the current direction of the PTS, in the person of its president, Carlos Lopes, comes through this inform the unexpected death of the former president of the same party, Mr. Augusto Ferreira Fernandes, a lover of justice and social dignity, a hardworking citizen who in his own way made his contribution to Cabo Verdean development and democracy”,  writes Carlos Lopes in a note of regret.

The current PTS’ leader considered that “as a public servant and political leader, José Augusto Fernandes who gave himself to national politics in a fearless, quiet, peaceful and joyful way” and “the party is very sorry for this loss”.

Born in São Nicolau Tolentino, in the municipality of São Domingos, in the Santiago Island, José Augusto Fernandes was president of PTS from October 2015 until August 2021, date of the last Party congress, held in the City of Praia.



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