ONGWEDIVA: A clean-up campaign involving residents and governmental institutions will be taking place at the northern town of Ondangwa on Friday morning.
The Ondangwa Town Council’s Public Relations Officer, Luke Salomo told Nampa on Thursday that the cleaning up campaign is aimed at educating the town’s general public to make the town “a dream place to live in” and “one of the cleanest towns” in northern Namibia.
“The overall objective is to educate the residents on how to minimise waste generation,” Salomo stated, adding that it is also about creating awareness amongst residents to keep the town clean and live in a healthy environment.
The clean-up will kick off at 07h00 on Friday morning, starting from the airport, moving towards the town’s main road and proceeding all the way to the town council offices.
“Council is requesting all residents to clean their yards, both inside and outside, by removing all waste of any kind,” Salomo said.
The institution or community group with the best performance during the clean-up can look forward to winning a floating trophy.
Two computers sponsored by Castle Brewing Namibia will be also be up for grabs for schools participating in the clean-up.
Oshana Regional Councillor for the Ondangwa Constituency, Kaushiweni Abraham is set to address the participants at the end of the campaign.
Members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF), Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Ondangwa Police Training Centre, National Youth Service (NYS), Namibia Correctional Services, schools, health institutions and churches are scheduled to form part of the campaign.