Air Namibia board directors resign

Air Namibia's board chairperson and vice-persons have resigned, the national airliner announced on Friday.

Advocate Deidre Sauls-Deckenbrock who is the current chairperson and Nangula Kauluma, vice-chairperson whose resignations came into effect on 05 September 2019 served on the board since 01 January 2019 for a three-year term.

A statement issued by the national airline on Friday said Sauls-Deckenbrock and Kauluma indicated that they were no longer in a position to avail the time commitment required for their duties to the company.

'During our tenure, we have made some solid progress (albeit not always publically shared due to confidentially and appropriateness of doing so), as well as ongoing communication with the shareholder (government),' Kauluma said in the statement.

Ministry of Works and Transport's Public Relations Officer, Julius Ngweda confirmed to Nampa upon enquiry on Saturday, that the ministry had received the resignation from the two board chairs.

He said the ministry would look into the matter next week to consider the way forward.

Source: Namibia Press Agency