Ndeitunga suggests job offers for network members
22 Jun 2016 13:00pm
OSHAKATI, 22 JUN (NAMPA) The Oshakati Town Council will from July this year recruit some members of the Women and Men Network Against Crime to guard the towns new open market for the next three years.
Oshakati Mayor Katrina Shimbulu said this after Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga appealed to companies, institutions and/or organisations to assist NamPol in recruiting volunteers of the Women and Men Network Against Crime.
He said members of the group volunteer to assist NamPol in curbing crime and as such, deserve to be offered formal job opportunities where possible.
Speaking during the opening of NamPols Very Important Persons Protection (VIPP) Directorate office at Oshakati in the Oshana Region on Tuesday, he said it is incumbent upon all citizens to maintain peace and stability.
He wants all citizens to play a role in the maintenance of peace and stability of Namibia by participating in special policing programmes that are aimed at the provision of safety and security in their communities.
These are initiatives such as the Neighbourhood Watch, Youth Against Crime and the Turn Back Crime Campaign as well as the participation of citizens serving as police reservists, which are all part of the community policing philosophy.
The VIPP Directorate Oshakati office was constructed to the cost of N.dollars 4.8 million, and will serve northern Namibia in protecting VIPPs like ministers when traveling there.