Grootfontein Regional councillor sworn-in

04 Jun 2013 07:40
OTJIWARONGO, 04 MAY (NAMPA) - The newly-elected Grootfontein Constituency Regional Councillor, Nelao Amagulu was officially sworn into her new position by Otjiwarongo Magistrate Theofelus Mayumbelo here on Tuesday.
The 38-year-old Amagulu took her oath at the Otjiwarongo Municipality Chambers in full view of the public, including some Swapo-Party members who had escorted her from Grootfontein.
Amagulu was elected last week to replace the late Bromeus Matheus, who died in March this year at the Ongwediva Medical Park.
Otjozondjupa Regional Governor Samuel Nuuyoma, who was also present at the swearing-in ceremony, urged Amagulu and other constituency councillors in the region to work together and to serve the needs of the general public in their constituencies without fail.
He told Amagulu that the people of the Grootfontein Constituency have great expectations from her office, especially on public service delivery.
?I urge you not to deny them services. Don?t send them away from your office. Work with the local authority councillors to bring about development to your town,? said Nuuyoma.
Amagulu won the Grootfontein Constituency by-election with 2 412 votes.
Six political party candidates participated in that by-election.
The All People?s Party (APP) was represented by Hamutenya Hausiku, Priska Kahuure for the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) and Sedekias Naobeb for the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP).
Theo-Nest Katjinamunene represented Swanu of Namibia while the DTA of Namibia?s candidate was Julenda Willemse.