Government completes the construction of a water pipeline between Oshuukwa and Okeeholongo to the cost of N.dollars 60 million: ErginusEndjala

The government has completed the construction of a water pipeline between Oshuukwa and Okeeholongo in the Omusati Region's Okahao Constituency to the cost of N.dollars 60 million during the previous financial year.

Governor of the Omusati Region, ErginusEndjala said this whilst delivering his well-attended 2019 state of the region address (SORA) at Outapi on Friday.

Inhabitants from all over the region packed to capacity the Omusati Regional Council hall to listen to Endjala's SORA, which has highlighted the developmental activities carried out throughout the region during the 2018/19 financial year.

The Oshuukwa (Iitapa)-Okeeholongo water pipeline which is one of the longest pipelines in the region, covering some 65 kilometres (km), supply water to the villages of Otoongo, Okakoto, Iitapa and Onambandje as the area previously experienced serious water scarcity.

The project, Endjala added also provided free-of-charge water metres to some 1 000 individual households in and around its vicinity.

Source: Namibia Press Agency