MP Jaynet Kabila, twin sister of former Congolese president, has been elected head of the defense and security committee of the National Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a parliamentary source, strengthening the control of sector by the Kabila clan.
The Common Front for the Congo (FCC), the political family of former President Joseph Kabila, won the leadership of six commissions, including the Defense and Security Strategy Committee, after the elections, according to reports. documents published Thursday by the office of the National Assembly.
This commission will be chaired by Jaynet Kabila, the former twin of the former head of state, who will be assisted by former Defense Minister Crispin Atama Thabe.
The FCC has also taken over the leadership of the political, administrative and legal affairs and external relations committees, leaving its partner in the government coalition Cap pour le change (Cach, of President Félix Tshisekedi) to chair the Economic and Financial Committee. .
Three parliamentary committee chair positions are reserved for elected members of the opposition. Mined by differences, the main opposition platforms have not yet agreed on a common list of facilitators to propose, according to the office of the rapporteur of the lower house.
Declared the winner of the presidential election on December 30, President Tshisekedi leads the DRC in coalition with Camp Kabila, majority in Parliament and provincial assemblies.
In the FCC-Cach coalition government, the Ministry of Defense is occupied by a pro-Kabila, Aimé Ngoy Mukena, former Minister of Hydrocarbons and Defense under Kabila.