He has reigned forty-five years on Allauch, a small village nearby from Marseille. Roland Povinelli died this night at the age of 78 years, announces this morning the site of the Provence. The elected ex-socialist, who sought his last march for a ninth term, would have succumbed to a heart attack. A charismatic person, also loved and feared by his bodyguards as hated by his opponents, Roland Povinelli was regularly talking to him for its outputs verbal uncontrolled or his legal troubles. Since a few months, ill, he was more rare in the streets of his village.
He had decided to represent themselves (without label) in the municipal of march last, but had been greatly accelerated in the first round by his opponent on the right. A clap of thunder to the nonremovable mayor used to plebiscites, after a campaign to be tense, marked by incidents between candidates. In anticipation of new elections, it is the first deputy, Gerard Bismuth, which will manage the affairs of the town. “It will take a lot of time to measure everything [Roland Povinelli] has done to transform Allauch in forty-five years”, said Monday morning the faithful of the mayor to the Provence. (Photo Florian Launette. MaxPPP)