By Lylie Happiness
Oshakati, Aug. 18 -– The governor of Ohangwena, Walde Ndevashiya, has embarked on a programme to assess the living conditions of all war veterans in the region.
Ndevashiya said he and his team want to know the challenges war veterans face and how best to assist them.
“We also want to see if the projects given to them are still running and the houses are still in order,” he added.
The governor visited four other houses of war veterans in the area of Ondobe and Omulonga and is expected to visit more.
According to him, during the financial year 2021/22, a total of 212 war veterans were registered to receive the monthly grant of N$2 200, bringing the total number of veterans on this programme in Ohangwena to 3 500.
“Five veterans were registered to receive the N$3 000 monthly improvement grant, bringing the total to 67 veterans on this programme,” he said.
Ndevashiya said a total of 109 veterans were registered to receive the N$4 000 monthly improvement grant, bringing the total to 995 on this programme.