Governors elected in Venezuela to swear oath to ANC

Source: Xinhua| 2017-10-17 06:39:18|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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CARACAS, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The 23 governors who were elected in the regional elections in Venezuela are to swear an oath in front of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) on Tuesday, said the ANC president, Delcy Rodriguez, on Monday.

"I want to inform the country, that tomorrow, the ANC will be in session and the governors will be sworn in," said Rodriguez after a meeting with the president of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Tibisay Lucena.

She added that the ANC would take over the audits of the electoral process, with the telecommunications and citizen verification audits still pending.

Lucena added that the CNE will deliver to the ANC on Tuesday a complete report about the Sunday's regional elections.

Rodriguez pointed to a report published Monday by the Council of Latin American Electoral Experts (Ceela), which called it "the will of the Venezuelan people."

"Today, we listened to Ceela, a neat,, about the transparency and the normal development of this electoral process," explained Rodriguez.

The ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) won 17 of 23 regional governorship elections on Sunday, but the opposition refused to recognized the results.