Former defence deputy minister casts his vote

27 Nov 2015 12:50pm
WINDHOEK, 27 NOV (NAMPA) - Former Deputy Minister of Defence, Petrus Ilonga cast his vote at the Wanaheda Police Station polling station in the Samora Machel Constituency at around 08h35 on Friday.
Ilonga told Nampa he was very happy with the turnout for the Regional Council and Local Authority Elections at the polling station, and described the voting process as fast and peaceful.
“Namibia is a democratic country and one can see that our democracy is working. This is one of not many countries where the voting process is peaceful and conducive,” he said.
Ilonga also said he is happy with the number of people who came to cast their votes, adding that voting is a key role played by every citizen in a democratic society.
The former minister further urged those who have not done so yet, to go to the polling stations and vote.
Voting ends at 21h00.
(NAMPA)
EM/AS/ND