rs. Isabel Eraul Ivina is the new Mayor of Malabo, capital of Equatorial Guinea.
As announced by officials, Mrs. Ivina
was elected by the new municipal council of the city, which emerged from the April 25 elections won by a landslide by the ruling PDGE (Equatorial Guinea Democratic Party), obtaining 237 of the 244 municipal council seats of the nation.Mrs. Ivina, widow of a former finance minister and municipal councillor in the previous administration of Malabo, was sworn in yesterday in presence of the Governor of the Bioko-north province, in which the capital is located.
The new Mayor declared over the State radio that her
"priorities will be the reorganisation of the city and amplification of the running water distribution network to all zones of Malabo
".Isabel Eraul Ivina is the second woman to hold the post of mayor, in 1998 the capital was administrated by Cristina Djombe Djangani.