Governor apologises for tribal remarks

24 July 2017 | Politics


Omusati governor Erginus Endjala this morning apologised to the nation for private remarks he made regarding the Aandonga people, among others. The governor has been under fire on social media for reportedly making tribal utterances against the Aandonga people and some politicians. He denied being a tribalist, saying he was trapped. “Towards the end of June2017, I received a telephone call from Taimi Tekla Iimbili, whereby we had a private conversation. During this conversation, Taimi Tekla Iimbili had probing questions, with ulterior motives, whereby she specifically tried to lead me into that particular discussion, with her questions as set, which led to me innocently answering without knowing that I was being trapped for a specific reason, to portray me as a tribalist, which I am not,” said Endjala. “At some point during the conversation I intended to stop the conversation but she continued with her probing questions.”

ILENI NANDJATO

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