With the festive season proven as a peak period for road accidents and fatalities on Namibian roads, Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group and member of the Private Sector Road Safety Forum (PSRSF) – has re-affirmed its commitment to the national road safety campaign for the 2020 December holidays.
As an advocate of responsible alcohol consumption, and as a supporter of the ‘Don’t Drink and Drive’ campaign for many years, to promote safer and accident-free roads in Namibia, NBL has sponsored the Namibia Police (NAMPOL) with 500 cases of its water brand, AquaSplash, to the value of N$ 78,000 for the officers that will be stationed at road blocks during the festive season. NBL Managing Director, Marco Wenk: “Besides the global COVID-19 pandemic that has greatly impacted our country in 2020, we have also been plagued by horrific and fatal road accidents this year, especially over the last few months. It is in this light that NBL is pleased to once again support those on the frontline of keeping our roads safe as this worthy cause and effort speaks directly to the O&L Group purpose, ‘Creating a future, enhancing life.”
Wenk urged Namibian motorists and holidaymakers to commit to a safe and accident-free festive season. “Let’s play our part by being responsible whether in our decisions or actions. After all, and especially after such a challenging year, we owe it to ourselves and each other to enjoy a safe and pleasant holiday”, he concluded.
The NBL sponsorship will be effectively spread in usage to six (6) regions: Hardap, Khomas, Erongo, Otjozondjupa, Oshikoto and Oshana road blocks.