Eenhana appoints Benjamin as new chief executive

Eenhana Town Council in a public announcement on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Gabriel Mueshihange Benjamin as the town’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 01 January 2021.

Issued by the Corporate Communications unit in the Office of the CEO, the public announcement described Benjamin as a holder of a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from Pinar Del Rio University in the Republic of Cuba with 25 years of experience in the public sector.

It further stated that Benjamin was responsible for providing policy advice and technical assistance to government offices, ministries and agencies, which included regional and local authority councils to enable the implementation of sustainable development strategies, policies and projects.

Benjamin succeeded former Eenhana CEO, Walde Ndevashiya, who was appointed by President Hage Geingob last year as the new governor of Ohangwena, replacing the long-serving governor, Usko Nghaamwa.

Approached for comment, Benjamin confirmed his appointment, saying it is for a five-year contract.

Source: Namibia Press Agency