Rukoro unveils Riruako’s tombstone

The Ovaherero Paramount Chief, VekuiiRukoro on Sunday unveiled the tombstone of his predecessor KuaimaRiruako.

At the commemoration of the Red flag (Otjiserandu), the Ovaherero community marched in the street of Okahandja to the cemetery where former Ovaherero leaders are buried and Rukoro unveiled his predecessor's tombstone.

Riruako, Chief Hosea Kutako, and ClemenceKapuuo are among those who are buried at the Oveherero heroes' cemetery.

The red flag commemoration is an annual commemoration which is aimed at paying tribute to the fallen heroes and heroines of the Ovaherero community.

Rukoro took over the Ovaherero Chieftaincy in 2014 after Riruako died.

The formal event will be held at the Commando number one, where VekuiiRukoro and other Ovaherero leaders are expected to address the people.

Source: Namibia Press Agency