Former Ondangwa mayor laid to rest
19 Feb 2017 12:00pm
OSHIGAMBO, 19 FEB (NAMPA) Hundreds of mourners from all walks of life in Namibia gathered at Oshigambo village in the Oshikoto Region to pay tribute to former Mayor of Ondangwa, Naftal Andimba, before he was buried on Saturday.
Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga; Oshikoto Governor Henock Kankoshi; Environment and Tourism Deputy Minister, Tommy Nambahu; and Swapo Coordinator for Oshikoto Region, Armas Amukwiyu were among the mourners.
Andimba, 54, died behind the steering wheel whilst driving home from his UB40 business at about midnight on the 8th February.
His business is located along the Ondangwa-Oshikango main road. The vehicle came to a standstill after smashing into Cash Build, a local building materials outlet situated just a few metres opposite the UB40.
Andimba served as mayor from 2007 until 2009. He was one of the freedom fighters and besides politics, he was also a teacher at Uukule Senior Secondary school (SSS) upon his return from exile. He was a sport officer in the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service until his death.