RUNDU: The election of a new regional leadership for the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) opposition party in the Kavango Region will be held here on Saturday.
Incumbent RDP Secretary for Kavango, Kennedy Shekupakela told Nampa today that the regional conference will take place at the Mangarangandja Lodge, situated on the outskirts of Rundu.
The conference will, amongst others, seek to fill the position of regional deputy secretary, which was left vacant by Moses Nyundu, who resigned from the party last month to rejoin the ruling Swapo- Party.
Shekupakela explained that positions up for grabs during the elective conference include those of regional secretary, deputy secretary, secretary for information and publicity, secretary for finance and secretary for political orientation.
Other positions to be contested are secretary for economics and development, secretary for transport and logistics as well as secretary for culture, sport and recreation.
About 28 delegates from the region’s nine districts are expected to attend the regional conference.