Blossom takes responsibility

26 April 2019 | Art and Entertainment

NAMA award-winning artist, Blossom, has formally tendered an apology for the derogatory remarks she made in 2017 insulting the president.

In a formal apology letter send to NAMA executive chairperson Tim Ekandjo, Blossom's letter reads as follows; “I hereby give a formal apology to the public in general, and to the Head of State, His Excellency Dr Hage Geingob, for a comment I made on social media in 2017 when I wrote on my page saying, “Okwankara eeta ondjala, my biggest mistake. I fully take responsibility for this negative remark which may have been considered tribal.

“I further extend my apology as it is part of my duty as a musician and businesswoman to uphold unity.”

Ekandjo welcomed Blossom's apology in a reply letter he said, “We would like to thank you for taking this bold step in tendering your apology. Apologising is not a sign of weakness but a sign of strength.

We wish to inform you that the NAMAs have accepted your apology.”

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