PARLIAMENTARIAN and leader of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP), Mike Kavekotora, on Saturday paid a courtesy call on Queen Martha Mwadinomho Kristian Nelumbu of the Oukwanyama Traditional Authority, adding his name to the long list of senior politicians and other prominent personalities who visited the Omhedi Palace in the Ohangwena Region.
A visit to the Palace naturally includes touring the King Mandume Ya Ndemufayo memorial shrine located about 100 metres from the Palace property.
Kavekotora, who was accompanied by his deputy, Kennedy Shekupakela, said that meeting the Queen of Oshikwanyama-speaking Namibians at her Palace was a great honour, more so because his RDP party enjoys a significant support among the Queen’s subjects.
In welcoming the RDP delegation, Queen Nelumbu was joined by the Palace chief of protocol, Likius Kakololo. and other lieutenants.
She said that her Palace is open to everyone regardless of political affiliation.
Founding President Sam Nujoma, former president Hifikepunye Pohamba and the current president, Hage Geingob, are among prominent personalities who visited the Omhadi Palace since its inauguration in 2005.