Coronavirus: Namibian govt bans purchase of new cars for officials till 2025

OHAFIA-TV News | Coronavirus: Namibian govt bans purchase of new cars for officials till 2025

The Namibian government has banned government officials from buying new cars till 2025, a decision taken to curtail the effect of the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country.

Namibian President, Hage G .Geingob, who made the announcement on Twitter on Thursday also directed a curb on monthly fuel consumption by public office holders.

He said the decision would save the country 200 million Namibian dollars (US$10.7 million), which will be directed “to urgent priorities, specifically at a time when the country is dealing with the health and economic implications of COVID-19″.


The southern African country of 2.5 million people has so far recorded 16 cases of COVID-19, with no deaths.

READ ALSO  Guinea Bissau: Nuno appoints 32 Members of Cabinet, including PAIGC members to form all-inclusive Govt

The statement read in parts “Government will not order a new vehicle fleet for the Executive and Public Office Bearers for the period 2020-2025.

“Savings of 200 million Namibia dollars (about $10.8 million) will be directed to urgent priority areas.”


OHAFIA-TV News | Coronavirus: Namibian govt bans purchase of new cars for officials till 2025


We need support to grow. If you love what we are doing, Kindly CLICK ME to donate and support this effort. Thanks!


For Adverts, Inquiries:

Whatsapp or Call 08082149747 CLICK ME NOW
Send Articles & News Stories To [email protected]

READ ALSO  Watch Parade Video As IPOB Unveils ‘Eastern Security Network’ to tackle Insecurity in the region



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Have Missed