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NAMIBIA: President Dr Hage G. Geingob Accepts Resignation of Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs, Rear Admiral (Rtd) Peter Hafeni Vilho

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The President of the Republic of Namibia, His Excellency Dr Hage G. Geingob has accepted today, 6 April 2021, the resignation of the Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs, Honorable Peter Hafeni Vilho from the Cabinet and the Government. In his letter of resignation following a meeting with President Geingob and the Vice President, H.E Nangolo Mbumba today, 6 April 2021, Honorable Vilho informed the Head of State that his continued membership of the Executive was “untenable” and the “ongoing media blitz” focused on him detracted from the “very important work of government, especially in the area of defence and security”. Honorable Vilho thanked President Geingob for the honour and opportunity to have served Namibia as Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs. In return, President Geingob thanked him for his services as Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs.President Hage G. Geingob wished Rear Admiral (Rtd) Peter Hafeni Vilho all the best in his future endeavours.

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