President Geingob expresses condolences to the family and friends of Deacon Willem Konjore

President Geingob expresses condolences to the family and friends of Deacon Willem Konjore

President Hage Geingob has expressed condolences to the family and friends of late former lawmaker and Deacon Willem Konjore.
Konjore died on Friday after suffering a lung infection.
President Geingob described his death as a painful loss to the country, SWAPO party and the faith-based community.
He says Deacon Konjore was a respected national leader, having contributed immensely to the party and the development of the country.
Deacon Konjore served in various portfolios in government, including Deputy Speaker of National Assembly, Minister of Environment and Tourism as well as Minister Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture, before retiring from public office in 2010.
He will be buried next weekend at #Gabes village in the ||Kharas Region.