Khomas Regional Council appoints Mafwila as CRO

WINDHOEK: The Khomas Regional Council (KRC) has appointed Clement Mafwila as its new Chief Regional Officer with effect from 01 January 2015.

This was revealed by the council’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Lydia Atushe Shifa in a media statement issued to Nampa on Monday.

Mafwila’s appointment follows the resignation of Dr. Ben Mulongeni who resigned as the Chief Regional Officer of the council in 2013.

Dr. Ben Mulongeni was reported by the Namibian Newspaper in 2013 that he allegedly resigned after receiving a tip-off from some councillors about plans to suspend him due to poor performance.

The new Chief Regional Officer holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration specialising in decentralisation and the public sector spectrum reform.

“I am pleased and ready to navigate Khomas Regional Council through the rapidly changing political environment to achieve its mission of becoming a well-developed, knowledgeable and peaceful region in Namibia, Mwafila said upon his appointment.

Before he was appointment, Mafwila served the council in different capacities for 11 years and he was the director of general services.

He also served as the Acting Chief Regional Officer between 2009 and 2010 before his predecessor appointment, Lydia added.

The newly appointed Chief Officer has a solid experience in the public sector which will add value expertise to the Khomas Regional Council as it strives to meet its developmental goals.

(edited)WINDHOEK: The Khomas Regional Council has appointed Clement Mafwila as its new chief regional officer (CRO) with effect 01 January 2015.

This was revealed by the council’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Lydia Atushe Shifa in a media statement issued to Nampa on Monday.

Mafwila’s appointment follows the resignation of Dr Ben Mulongeni as CRO in 2013.

Mulongeni allegedly resigned after receiving a tip-off from some councillors about plans to suspend him for poor performance.

Mafwila holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration, specialising in decentralisation and public sector spectrum reform.

“I am pleased and ready to navigate the Khomas Regional Council through the rapidly changing political environment to achieve its mission of becoming a well-developed, knowledgeable and peaceful region in Namibia,” he was quoted as saying in the statement.

Before his appointment, Mafwila served the council in different capacities for 11 years, including director of general services.

He also served as Acting CRO between 2009 and 2010 before his predecessor’s appointment.

SOURCE: NAMPA