Windhoek, 21 July 2018: The 21 Brigade mounted a Battalion this morning at Heroes Acre for the State Funeral in honour of the late Hon. Dr. Theo-Ben Gurirab, former Prime Minister, former Speaker of the National Assembly, an Extraordinary Freedom Fighter and Top Diplomat.
Addressing mourners, HE Dr. Geingob said that it is difficult to bid farewell to a talisman of the Republic of Namibia, and Africa. “The Republic of Namibia is bidding farewell to a Hero, Comrade Theo-Ben Gurirab. We thank him sincerely for his patriotism, audacity, intellect and hard work,” said the Commander-In-Chief.
Hon. Gurirab was also accorded with 19 Gun salute as a respect and recognition for his bravery and heroic during the Liberation Struggle of Namibia.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.