Irimari succeeds former governor Clemens Kashuupulwa who was appointed as Namibia’s ambassador to Russia in November last year.
The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) announced that supplementary voter registration for the Ondangwa by-election will start on Wednesday, May 1.
Candidate nominations will run from April 19 to May 4 for independent candidates and April 19 to May 6 for political party candidates.
The following individuals have signified their intention to contest in the Ondangwa by-election
- Leonard Negonga (SWAPO)
- Angela Immanuel (Independent)
- Johannes Martin (Popular Democratic Movement)