Former Defence PS Shivute dies

29 Oct 2017 13:00pm
WINDHOEK, 29 OCT (NAMPA) – Former Permanent Secretary (PS), of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Petrus Shivute died Sunday morning.
Head of Public Relations Division in the Ministry of Defence, Major Petrus Shilumbu, confirmed the death to Nampa saying it is very sad the MoD has to lose him.
According to Shilumbu the late Shivute died in the Roman Catholic Hospital in Windhoek.
Shivute joined the MoD in 1990 where he rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Permanent Secretary in 2000.
In 2004 he was appointed Permanent Secretary, a position he held until his retirement on 31 July this year.
Shivute was succeeded by former Navy Commander in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF), Rear Admiral Peter Hafeni Vilho, as PS.