WINDHOEK: Founding President Sam Nujoma Wednesday evening signed the book of condolences for the late President Hage Geingob.
Geingob, 82, died in a hospital in Windhoek on Sunday.
Nujoma and his wife Kovambo Nujoma conveyed their condolences to former First Lady Monica Geingos at Casa Rosalia, the residence of the Geingob family, in Windhoek.
In his message of condolences, Nujoma said a dark shadow has fallen across the entire nation as it mourns the passing of Geingob.
‘As the nation collectively grieves this profound loss of a loving husband and caring father, our thoughts and prayers are with the widow, Madam Monica Geingos, the children; and the wider family, as well as the entire Geingob clan. May you find solace in the knowledge that we share in your grief and join you and the entire nation in mourning the departed President Geingob,’ it read.
Nujoma further wrote: ‘Allow me, on behalf of the veterans of our national liberation struggle, the Nujoma family, and indeed on my own behalf, to convey ou
r deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family and entire nation for this profound loss. It is also my sincere wish that we may all be granted fortitude during this difficult time of mourning.’
Source: The Namibia Press Agency