Commonwealth donates N$20 000 to drought






The Commonwealth Heads of Mission Group in Namibia, donated N$20 000 to the Drought Food Relief Program, while on a courtesy visit to the Prime Minister’s office today.

The donation was received by Prime Minister D.r Hage Geingob, at the old Statehouse boardroom.

The nine Commonwealth representatives were lead by Ghanaian High Commissioner Major General Samuel Odotei.

“We are here to show support to the relief program, and are giving N$20 000 to the drought” Odotei says.

Geingob explained that the drought has been severe but no lives were lost, or would be lost to the drought.

“We are very grateful. I can assure you that it (donation) will be put to use.” Geingob added.