New Gambling board inaugurated

Eba Kandovazu

MINISTER of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, has inaugurated the Board of the Gambling Board.

Ben Shikongo is Chairperson deputised Toska Sem while Josua Kaumbi, Sandra !Owoses, Uerijeta Kauaria, Erastus Johannes and Amanda Heydenreich are the other members. “I would like to urge the Board to ensure that the Gambling Board is run on sound corporate governance principles with regards to exercising of its powers and functions. The Ministry would like the Board’s commercial activities to contribute to the economic growth of this country as required in the Harambee Prosperity Plan II and always safeguard inclusive development to benefit all our people in Namibia,”Shifeta urges.

He further entices the board to conduct the business of the Gambling Board with distinction and complete dedication to the service of the Namibian Government and the public at large.

“I wish to state that the Ministry has full confidence in your skills and expertise. The Gaming industry stakeholders are eagerly waiting for your efficient leadership,” says towards closing encouraging the Board to commence immediately with the most urgent and important matters in the industry and to take decisive actions and decisions given the urgency of some of these matters, and their potential legal consequences if not done on time.

“The gambling industry stakeholders are eagerly waiting for your efficient leadership. The Board commences with the most urgent and important matters in this industry with immediate effect and take decisive actions and decisions given the urgency of some of these matters, and their potential legal consequences if not done on time,” Shifeta concludes.

By Observer