Go and vote in numbers: Ueitele

19 Jun 2014 13:50pm
GOBABIS, 19 JUN (NAMPA) - The Governor of the Omaheke Region, Festus Ueitele, has urged residents of his region to go and out and register in numbers for the upcoming elections during the supplementary voter registration period in September.
Ueitele, who was speaking during an event on Tuesday to hand over cattle to the Itireleng community of the BaTswana people at the Metsweding village, implored all residents of voting age to register without delay.
Metsweding is located some 95 kilometres north-east of Gobabis
The cattle were donated by the Omaheke Regional Council through the Ministry of Regional, Local government, housing and Rural Development's Regional council's Regional Specific Action Plan (RSAP).
Ueitele said Namibians ought to appreciate the prevailing political stability in the country by voting in numbers to ensure that the leaders of their choice are elected into prominent positions to maintain the prevailing stable political condition.
“We should be reminded that political stability is a key determinant in economic development. We should work together to ensure an appropriate political environment that will enable economic activities to thrive,” he said.
The governor noted that Namibians also needed to make sure they vote for the right leaders who will uphold the country's constitution and contribute to the betterment of the standard of living of the electorate.
“The consistent and timely implementation of our constitution is one important step in the right direction. It is against this background that you are encouraged to vote, come November. Go out and let your voice be heard,” Ueitele said.
Namibians will go to the polls this November for the general and presidential elections.