Pohamba hands over residential key to President-elect

21 Mar 2015 07:20am
WINDHOEK, 21 MAR (NAMPA)- President Hifikepunye Pohamba handed over the key to the residential quarters at State House to the incoming president Hage Giengob.
Pohamba handed over the key to the President-elect and first lady in waiting Monica Geingos here on Friday.
Speaking during the handover, Pohamba he has asked the incoming president-elect and the first lady to come and receive the key to their future residence.
“We have decided to leave this premises, for you and the first lady to come here,” he said.
Pohamba told Geingob and Geingos to take responsibility of the key, as they will be the owners of State House for the next five years.
He also told Geingob and the first lady to take care of the plants outside the house and to let them grow.
Pohamba has been leaving at State House for 10 years, after he was sworn in as the country second President in 2005, and re-elected in 2009.
For his part,Geingob thanked the out-going President, saying he has been a kind man.
“Thank you for your kindness and friendly relationship we have built, and we will be knocking on your door for advice,” he said.
Geingob will be sworn-in on Saturday as Namibia's third president after winning the National and Presidential elections held in November 2014.