"I responded favorably to the appeal and would like to express my gratitude to the President of the Republic," said Lamuka's leader in a press release.
The news goes around the web. President Félix Tshisekedi is said to have appointed Freddy Matungulu to a position at the African Development Bank (BAD). According to La Libre Afrique (afrique.lalibre.be), the Congolese Head of State has "appointed" the leader of the Lamuka coalition and the latter has accepted this proposal, assures Hubert Leclercq, the author of this article broadcasted yesterday Thursday 11 July. In the entourage of Felix Tshisekedi, however, we continue to deny "the rumor", calling it "fake news".
Would Freddy Matungulu have fallen into the Felix Tshisekedi’s net? The rumor is worth its weight in gold. On the phone yesterday, a close associate of the Head of State hastened to refute what he calls "Fake news", insofar as "the leader of the opposition has, until there, not allegiance to the President of the Republic. '' Contacted about this, several relatives of Freddy Matungulu say they are '' surprised '' by this news widely relayed by the social networks.
Yet, assured la Libre Afrique, Lamuka has just lost another of its founders. "Indeed, Freddy Matungulu decided to move away from the platform to accept a position at the African Development Bank, a position he was granted by Felix Tshisekedi ", says this Belgian online media, very close to Lamuka...