DTA's Moongo is no more
10 Mar 2015 21:50pm
ONGWEDIVA, 10 MAR (NAMPA) DTA of Namibia Member of Parliament Phillemon Moongo passed away in the Ongwediva MediPark private hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
He was 71.
His son Julius Moongo confirmed the death to Nampa in a telephonic interview from the Omaalala village in the Oshana Region where family members, relatives and friends have gathered for the first mourning session Tuesday evening.
Moongo is said to have died from cancer that he had been battling with for the past few years. He had been in and out of hospital since the beginning of this year.
Moongo, who was the headman of the Omaalala village, had been a member of the NA since 1995. He was a former DTA vice-president.
He was born on 11 April 1943 at Oniipa in the Oshikoto Region.