President Hage Geingob. Photo: Contributed


PRESIDENT Hage Geingob preemptively posted a victory announcement on social media on Saturday afternoon, following an update from the Electoral Commission of Namibia indicating that the incumbent is in the lead.

“I wish to thank Namibians for re-electing me as their president. I am humbled and commit to serve the Namibian nation with more passion and utmost dedication, to bring tangible improvements in the lives of our citizens. I have heard you,” Geingob wrote.

Geingob’s announcement is, however, premature as the provisional results read by ECN chairperson Notemba Tjipueja on Saturday afternoon only reflect results received from 108 constituencies for National Assembly and from 112 constituencies for the presidential election.

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