Gideon Amorim replaces Sabino in the House of Representatives

The parliament was called by the chairman of the House, Rodrigo Maia, and he took office on the afternoon of Friday (29).
29/12/2017 17h07 - Updated 2/01/2018 17h24
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Professor Gideon Amorim (MDB) He took office on the afternoon of Friday (29), the House of Representatives, in Brasilia, after being convened by the chairman of the House, Rodrigo Maia (DEM-RJ). Gideon was called to replace Congressman Sabino Castelo Branco (PTB), who suffered a stroke, in August this year, and remains hospitalized.

The Internal Rules of the House, after 120 days of sick leave deputy in office, his deputy is called. Gideon Amorim, who exercised Councilman mandate of Manaus, He graduated from office, opening position for his second substitute, the doctor Mauro Lippi, since the first alternate, Dallas Son, acts as Secretary of State. Both, also, They are MDB.

During his tenure, the new Amazon bench member, in Brasilia, He said it will work great agendas and seek to increase investments for the state. "I believe that one of the main Amazon obstacles is the lack of investment in infrastructure and maintenance and electricity, Water, sanitation and income generation and employment ", said.

Gideon promised to work with dedication to seek investment, also, in Education and Health. "We know the great challenges and lack of supervision over the federal funds arriving to the municipalities and the capital. In addition to work on increasing these resources for education and health, also, we dedicate ourselves to monitoring and proper application of these funds ", said the new congressman.

On his direct link to the party of the president, Michel Temer (MDB), and the votes on controversial projects, such as pension reform and the privatization of Eletrobras, Gideon said respect the guidelines of his party, but prioritize the main needs of the population. "I've always been a man on the party, defending the ideals of his party, but since they are aligned with the will of the people, because it is thanks to them that trust, today, I am in the House of Representatives ".

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