Assomada, Oct 24 (Inforpress) – Journalist Alírio Cabral Gomes today confirmed to Inforpress his willingness to run for the City Hall of Ribeira Brava de São Nicolau in the 2020 local elections for the Democracy Movement (MpD).
Speaking to Inforpress, the owner of the online newspaper O PAÍS.cv said he was already on the ground “mobilizing support and will” to build an “alternative candidacy” to the current municipal management in Ribeira Brava de São Nicolau.
A native of Sal, but with “strong connections” to the island of São Nicolau, land of his parents, where he worked between 2012 and 2016 as political and communication advisor to the Mayor of Tarrafal, Alírio Gomes Cabral explained to Inforpress that his availability is being “well accepted” by MpD supporters and “many sectors” of Ribeira Brava society.
The candidate for the municipality of Ribeira Brava said he had been on the ground for about three weeks, visiting various areas and communities, talking to people, meeting with young people and economic operators, who informed them about his availability for a “new time and the need to a new political contract ”with Ribeira Brava. According to Cabral Gomes, in his visits he has been listening to people to better gauge the feelings of Ribeira Brava residents with the current stage of development of the county.