AU observers meet Pohamba
27 Nov 2014 12:40pm
WINDHOEK, 27 NOV (NAMPA) President Hifikepunye Pohamba has given the African Union Election Observer Mission (AUEOM) the go-ahead to perform their duties without any restrictions in the country during the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The president gave the go-ahead during the AUEOM delegations visit to State House on Wednesday.
Pohamba said he was happy that the African Union (AU) responded favourably to the Namibian Governments invitation for a team to come and observe the elections.
We have made an appeal to all the contesting political parties that they should campaign peacefully so that we can guarantee of a successful election, Pohamba said.
The head of the AU election observer mission to Namibia, Ambassador Fatuma Ndagiza told Pohamba that they are also happy that the government of Namibia has invited her team to be part of the observer mission for the elections.
She congratulated the Namibian Government for maintaining peace and stability since independence in 1990.
The African Union Election Observer Mission is in Namibia to take part in the observation of the Presidential and National Assembly Elections. Voting takes place on Friday.