THE lawyer representing Swapo vice presidential hopeful Jerry Ekandjo, Richard Metcalfe, said Swapo had ignored a demand by Ekandjo last Friday to have his name added to the list of Swapo vice presidential candidates.
Ekandjo gave the party until 17h00 today to add his name to the list.
Failure to do that, an urgent application would be filed in the High Court.
“We shall prepare an application on an urgent basis to the High Court,” Metcalfe told The Namibian on Monday.
Ekandjo threatened to sue Swapo last week over his exclusion from the vice presidential race.
The former minister, who unsuccessfully stood as a Swapo vice presidential candidate in elections in 2012 and 2017, failed to make it to the list of current vice presidential candidates at a meeting of the party’s central committee about week ago.