Warmbad, Rookoppies electrified

Steve Nashama

The Karasburg East Constituency Councilor, Anseline Beukes on Tuesday handed over rural electrification connections worth N$ 1.9 million at Rooikoppies and Witdrift Warmbad rural areas, for the benefit of 18 households. The electrification includes street lighting services.

In an interview with the Windhoek Observer, the Landless People’s Movement Councilor said that more than N$ 3.5 million was so far spent on rural electrification infrastructure. This includes rural sanitation projects. The same areas, she said were beneficiaries and 50 toilets were also constructed. She revealed that the second phase will soon commence, for rural sanitation in adjacent areas. A total of 20 households in Warmbad West were already electrified, The funds were provided by the government as part of its developmental agenda. The project commenced in June last year

Beukes has since urged constituency residents to be patient as development is a timeous process . “Although there are some struggles here and there, I will continue working for my people. This is how development comes. I respect the input of the people I lead and I will always be happy to see people coming to the office and expressing their concerns”

Beukes urged constituency residents to come to the table and discuss issues affecting the community. She added that she is open to everyone and is willing to discuss issues affecting her constituency.

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