Ondangwa's former mayor rejoins council
05 Jul 2016 19:00pm
ONDANGWA, 05 JUL (NAMPA) ¬Ė Former Ondangwa Mayor Leonard Negonga on Monday rejoined the Ondangwa Town Council as an ordinary member.
This is after the council¬ís management committee chairperson Apollos Dengeinge died due to illness in April this year.
Local Magistrate Peter Nangula presided over Nengonga¬ís swearing-in on Monday.
Councillor Andreas Kalumbu was at the same time elected as new chairperson of the council¬ís management committee, while Abed Matsi (former ordinary member) and Anna Iitope are the other members of the committee.
Negonga said, as a member of the council, he will uphold Namibia¬ís Constitution and serve the residents of Ondangwa to the best of his ability.
Paavo Amwele (mayor), Saima Namukwambi (deputy mayor) and John Martin are the other members of the seven-member Ondangwa Town Council.
Martin, who is serving on the DTA of Namibia ticket, is the only member of the council who is not from the ruling Swapo-party.