President Bola Tinubu has extended deep condolences to the government and people of Namibia over the passing of His Excellency, President Hage Geingob.
President Hage who was reported died at age 82 in the hospital early on Sunday.
In a report gathered, he died weeks after he was diagnosed with cancer.
The President, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale on Sunday, said on behalf of Nigerians he joins in mourning the painful loss of this veteran in the struggle for democracy.
Tinubu described Geingob as a proponent of good governance, and advocate of economic, social, and political solidarity among African peoples.
Vice President Nangolo Mbumba takes the helm in Namibia – a mining hotspot with significant deposits of diamonds and the electric car battery ingredient lithium until parliamentary elections at the end of the year