Geingob fires home affairs minister

01 February 2018 | Government

President Hage Geingob has fired home affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana with immediate effect, Namibian Sun can reveal. “By virtue of the powers vested in me by Article 32 (6) of the Constitution of the Republic of Namibia, I have decided to relieve you of your duties as minister of home affairs and immigration with immediate effect,” Geingob wrote.
“The termination of your appointment should in no way be interpreted as a blight on the immense personal sacrifices, as well as the immeasurable contribution you have made in the interest of the Republic of Namibia, during our struggle for independence, as well as after independence. These are feats for which the people of Namibia shall always hold you in the highest regard.”

STAFF REPORTER


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