Friday, November 18, 2011

Etienne Tshisekedi Shares His Platform

Leading opposition figure, Etienne Tshisekedi of the UDPS vowed that he would respect the election results or the will of the people provided that the process is free, transparent and equal.

He reiterated that the only way to ascend to power in the Congo is through elections. The democracy that he and his party have fought for over the last 30 years does not support another way of acquiring to power

Tshisekedi laid out his SEVEN point program as follows:
1. Free education for primary, secondary and university students
2. Free health care for citizens over the age of 50
3. Access to water and electricity
4. Building of roads
5. Relaunching of Agriculture
6. Tackle unemployment
7. Fight against corruption

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