Namibia to embark on its first-ever cleaning campaign on Worker’s Day

WINDHOEK, Mar. 12 – President Hage Geingob has dedicated the 1st of May as a day in which Namibians should ‘clean our city, town and villages.’

Geingob said he was disappointed to find out that Windhoek City – which was previously regarded as the cleanest city in Africa – had now been overtaken by Kigali.

“I was so disappointed when I visited the coast and to see how we are littering our town. The other day I was traveling and this person in front of me just threw (out) a can of beer while driving,” said the President.

The President urged all Namibians to embark on a cleaning campaign:” From myself, to the Army; the police; the Ministers; the workers; and all ordinary Namibians should participate in this project.”

He added that he did not condemn artist Ees’ video calling for Namibians to clean up this Independance Day, but instead, Geingob praised it as an excellent idea.

The President will address workers on 1 May 2018, in Khorixas, before joining everyone in the cleaning campaign. –  Robert Maseka