Grootfontein Senior Secondary School teacher is new chairperson of Nantu’s regional executive leadership

GROOTFONTEIN: Grootfontein Senior Secondary School teacher, Innocent Madonsa is the new chairperson of the Namibia National Teachers’ Union (Nantu)’s Otjozondjupa regional executive leadership.

Nantu held a one-day elective conference for the Otjozondjupa Region to elect the union’s new regional leadership at Grootfontein yesterday.

The conference was held under the theme ‘Hard work, dedication and professionalism for quality education in the country’.

Nantu Deputy Secretary-General, Loide Shaanika oversaw the election.

Shaanika called on members at the elective conference to elect leaders whom they are sure would be able to unite teachers countrywide.

Seventy delegates from the six Nantu branches in the Otjozondjupa Region – Okahandja, Okakarara, Otjiwarongo, Otavi, Grootfontein and Tsumkwe – attended the conference.

Madonsa garnered the majority of the votes, while Utseb only received 17 votes.

Job Nambili, a teacher at Paresis Senior Secondary School in Otjiwarongo, was voted into the position of deputy regional chairperson, while Maria Chinyama a teacher at JG van der Wath in Okahandja, became Nantu’s Otjozondjupa regional secretary.