THE Oshakati Town Council has budgeted N$40 million during the current financial year for servicing Oshakati north known as “Ehenye”.
Town Chief Executive Officer Timoteus Namwandi said the funds are put aside to service 283 erven with roads, water, sewer systems and electricity before the end of the financial period.
Thus far, Namwandi said council has managed to complete the servicing of sewer, water and electricity services.
“Roads and stormwater infrastructure have been completed 80% and is expected to fully completed by March,” he said.
Furthermore, Namwandi indicated that during the current financial year, an amount of about N$9.5 million was put aside for the construction of the town’s fire station.
He noted that the project is 80% completed and is also expected to be completed by March.
Namwandi explained that Council has also completed the re-gravelling of roads in Evululuko, Oshakati West and other area in town to provide easy access to informal settlement and rehabilitation of existing roads at cost of over N$1.8 million.
Moreover, the construction of 500m3 and 250m3 elevated water reservoir at Ompumbu location with the aim of providing bulk water supply to area’s extension one and two was successfully completed at a tune of over N$7.8 million.