OKAKARARA, 26 MAR – The two candidates vying for the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) presidency, took their election campaigns to Okakarara over the weekend.
Vetaruhe Kandorozu and Utjiua Muinjangue were both present at their respective rallies held on Saturday and Sunday at the trade fair centre.
Nudo will hold its third elective congress in Windhoek from 25 to 27 May 2018 and about 400 members of the executive, branch, regional and national structures with voting rights are expected to attend.
Nudo President Asser Mbai last year said he will step down from his post at the congress this year.
The 43-year-old Kandorozu has been the Okakarara Constituency Councillor since 2004, while 55-year-old Muinjangue is the coordinator for Nudo’s Khomasdal branch.
Muinjangue on Saturday told the gathering her camp has unveiled Peter Kazongominja to contest the position of vice-president.
Joseph Kauandenge will challenge for the position of secretary-general (SG), while Waraa Uapingene will vie for deputy SG.
Elia Kandjii is contesting the position of national chairperson, Kaputara Kuvare for deputy national chairperson and Fanuel Haukambe for treasurer.
Kambanda Veii and Den Maekopo will compete for the deputy treasurer post.
Kandorozu on Sunday announced that his camp will have Professor Jekura Kavari as candidate for the position of vice president.
Meundju Jahanika is contesting the position of SG, and Lesley Kauandara as deputy SG.
Likius Mumpya is vying for national chairperson, and Gretchen Auguste Boois for deputy national chairperson.
Vehonga Kaijere is campaigning to be treasurer.
Both camps made numerous promises at the rallies, respectively saying once elected into power they will improve many aspects of the socio-economic sectors like housing, education, agriculture and land distribution for all Namibians.
These internal campaigns kicked off on 01 March 2018.