THE father of the Namibian nation and founding President of Namibia, Dr. Sam Nujoma, has been hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19.
In a statement issued by the Namibian Presidency, President Hage Geinob said that the Founding President was admitted to hospital on Sunday, 6 December.
“The founding President is receiving treatment in hospital, is in a stable condition, and is showing encouraging signs of improvement,” Geingob said in the statement.
Geingob further stated that he wishes to assure the Namibian people that there is no cause for concern at the moment.
“I appeal for calm and wish to assure that the Namibian Public will be informed regularly on the progress regarding the medical condition of the Founding President. I wish him a prompt recovery,” Geingob concluded.