The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, said on Sunday that the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) will allow the total and absolute will of the people to be expressed.
“We are giving power to its original owner, that is what I have done. The power that I have, I give in its entirety to the people of Venezuela to exercise their will, their total and absolute sovereignty. I have faith in the people, I trust the people, I summon the people”, he said during his program” Los Domingos con Maduro” (Sundays with Maduro) in its 88th edition, held in the spaces of the Teresa Carreño Theater, in Caracas.
He indicated that in the constituent process will be discussed on all issues of national life in order to strengthen the Bolivarian Constitution, starting with the election of 545 constituents in universal, direct and secret elections by the end of July.
He explained that the ANC will be made up of 364 territorial and 181 sectoral constituencies: indigenous (8), students (24), peasants and fishermen (8), entrepreneurs (5), persons with disabilities (5), pensioners (24) and workers (79).
“Let us go to the Constituent Assembly with joy, with faith, with hope, with the strength of the people. Let the Constituent Assembly to rebuild, to regenerate the right to peace, to lay a deep foundation of peace”, he said.
For those interested in running as candidates to be constituents, the Electoral Power will make available a space on its website for registration, specifically on Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1.