Leaders from all over the world have poured in their condolence messages for the late Namibia President Hage Geingob, who died from cancer on Sunday morning.
President Geingob passed on at the Lady Pohamba Hospital in Windhoek, Namibia after battling cancer for some time.
Here are condolence messages from world leaders for the late President
“He was also greatly influential in the solidarity that the people of Namibia extended to the people of South Africa so that we could be free today.”South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa
I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of the President of Namibia, His Excellency @hagegeingob, a dear brother, a venerable Pan Africanist and a great friend of Tanzania.
On behalf of the people of the United Republic of Tanzania, I send my condolences to the people of the Republic of Namibia, the Acting President, His Excellency Dr. Nangolo Mbumba, Madam First Lady, Her Excellency Monica Kalondo, family, friends and comrades in SWAPO. May you all be comforted during this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace. Amen.Tanzania President Suhulu Samia
The U.S. Mission to the Republic of Namibia was saddened to learn of the passing of His Excellency, President Hage Gottfried Geingob. President Geingob was a valued partner throughout his decades of public service. The U.S. Embassy has deep appreciation and respect for our decades-long relationship with President Geingob dating to the early days of Namibia’s independence, when Geingob served as the first Prime Minister of Namibia. We salute his dedication to democratic values and commitment to building systems, processes, and institutions in service to the Namibian people. Today, we honor his memory and extend our deepest condolences to his family, the Namibian Government, and the people of the Land of the Brave.U.S. Mission to the Republic of Namibia
As we share in your sorrow over his departure, we extend our heartfelt condolences to you, the friendly people of Namibia, and the noble family of the deceased.”
“We pray for his soul to rest in peace and tranquility. May you and your people find solace, goodness, and prosperity in these challenging times.”President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas
On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, I extend our deepest condolences to the government and people of Namibia over the passing of His Excellency, President Hage Geingob.
“I mourn the painful loss of a veteran in the struggle for democracy, a proponent of good governance, and an advocate for economic, social, and political solidarity among African peoples.
“This tragedy comes at a time when Africa is in dire need of more visionary leaders who believe in our common destiny and who can strengthen the bonds across our borders and spread the tendrils of cooperation in all fields of human endeavour.
“As Namibia mourns, I want to assure the Republic that my thoughts and prayers, and indeed those of all Nigerians, are with you.”President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu
On behalf of the government and people of Malaysia, I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the first lady Madame Monica Geingos and the bereaved family of the late president, the government and people of NamibiaPrime Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim