ST Joseph Primary School marks Constitution Day

The Office of the Ombudsman celebrated Constitution Day on Friday at St. Joseph Primary School in Rehoboth. The event was attended by Grade 7 learners in Rehoboth.

Friday marked the 34th anniversary of the adoption of the Namibian Constitution.

The event, which was also attended by the Ombudsman, Basilius Dyakugha, also saw the distribution of copies of the Namibian constitution as well as stationery to the learners in attendance.

Hardap Education Director Gerhard Ndafenongo held an information session with learners about their rights.

Namibians observe Constitution Day

Today marks 33 years since the adoption of the Constitution by the Constituent Assembly in 1990.

Namibians observe Constitution Day on February 9th, the day on which the country's supreme law came into existence.

The Constituent Assembly, comprising different political parties in 1989, drafted the country's Constitution in record time and unanimously adopted it under the chairmanship of President Hage Geingob.

Namibia's Constitution has been described as one of the most democratic in the world.