Africa Energy Chamber mourns Geingob

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WINDHOEK: Chairperson of the African Energy Chamber, Nj Ayuk, has described President Hage Geingob as having been instrumental to the energy industry. Geingob died in a Windhoek hospital on Sunday, aged 82. 'President Geingob was a visionary leader who played a crucial role in advancing the energy sector and fostering the socio-economic development of his people. His unwavering commitment to the well-being of Namibians has left an indelible mark on the nation, where his leadership has maintained peace, stability and will be remembered for its momentous traction in the delivery of prosperity for generations to come,' Ayuk said in a statement issued on Monday. 'We mourn the loss of a true statesman and a dedicated leader. President Geingob's strides in the energy sector were instrumental in positioning Namibia as a key player in the region. His vision for sustainable energy development and commitment to the welfare of his people have set a benchmark for leadership.' He added that Geingob's leadership was ch aracterised by a deep understanding of the energy sector's role in driving economic growth and ensuring energy security. 'His efforts to attract investment, promote local content and implement progressive policies have contributed significantly to Namibia's energy landscape. The President's initiatives and policies have played a pivotal role in fostering a conducive environment for investments in the energy sector, contributing to the economic advancement of Namibia,' Ayuk said. Source: The Namibia Press Agency