LPM party’s manifesto out early October

28 Sep 2019 09:50am
KEETMANSHOOP, 28 SEP (NAMPA) – The Landless People’s Movement (LPM) will launch its election manifesto on 06 October, the party’s deputy leader Henny Seibeb has announced.
In a recent interview with Nampa, Seibeb said Namibians can also expect the release of the party’s National Assembly list on the same day.
He said LPM will in the manifesto look at what it will focus on in the next five years, including key areas and priority issues that need to be addressed for a better Namibia.
“As the name of the party says, land will be the centre of our focus, but the key issue now is the economy of this country. We have a plan to revive the economy and it will be made known to the public once we launch our manifesto,” he said.
Seibeb said the manifesto will also focus on job creation and importantly, industrialisation - not only for energy, food and water, but also for agrarian reform.
“Agriculture must be the first basis for providing jobs, you do not need Grade 12 or a degree to earn an income in agriculture. Agriculture has been neglected over the years, but we want to move it up,” he stated.
Seibeb said their list for potential seats in the National Assembly will be a mixture of young and old and people from all races.
“They must expect educated people and not only in terms of western knowledge, but in terms of African knowledge too,” he said.