Geingob fires Pendukeni as Home Affairs minister

February 1, 2018, 2:49pm

President Hage Geingob has terminated the tenure of Home Affairs minister Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, who is currently on official leave until 5th February.

Iivula-Ithana who not surprised by the letter said "that’s politics" and that she was not surprised.

In the letter dated 01 February 2018 which was delivered to her office today, President Geingob wrote, “by virtue of the powers vested in me by Article 32(6) of the constitution of the Republic of Namibia, I have decided to relieve you of your duties as Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration with immediate Effect.”