PROMINENT businessman Paavo Amwele was elected as the new Mayor of Ondangwa.
Amwele was sworn in alongside six other councillors: Esther Mweneni Auala, Julia Kapiya, Nikodemus Amadhila (all Swapo), Ericky Angula, Maria Haufiku, and Alfeus Hauwanga (all IPC).
The Mayor was sworn-in by magistrate Gabriela Perestrelo-Namboga. Amwele will also function as the chairperson of the management committee and will be deputised by Auala.
Kapiya, Amadhila, and Angula will be members of the management committee, while Haufiku and Hauwanga will be additional members.
Amwele during his acceptance speech promised to work hand in hand with every resident of Ondangwa to ensure that they achieve their developmental goals.