RUNDU: The All Peoples Party (APP) Secretary-General (SG) Marcellus Mudumbi quietly resigned from his position.
Mudumbi is APP’s first secretary-general since the party’s formation in 2008.
APP Secretary for Information Agapitus Hausiku revealed to Nampa recently that Mudumbi resigned from the position in July last year.
Hausiku who is now also serving as the party’s acting secretary-general said Mudumbi however still remains a member of the All Peoples Party.
He explained that Mudumbi left his position due to other work commitment as the SG position requires someone to at least be fulltime at the office.
Other portfolio that remains vacant in party, is the national chairmanship position which remains unoccupied after it was left vacant following the death of former National Chairman Herbert Shixwameni, who died in April this year.
The late Shixwameni resigned as councillor and member of the ruling party on 15 October 2007 to form the APP, which is led by his younger brother Ignatius Shixwameni as president.
The APP Secretary for Informationtold Nampa last week Tuesday that a decision on the chairmanship position will be taken at the party’s Central Coordinating Committee (CCC) meeting scheduled to take place later this month on 17 August.
Hausiku explained that at the meeting, the CCC will give directives as to whether someone should be appointed in an acting capacity or whether the position should be left vacant until the party’s congress slated for December this year.
Meanwhile, the party is set to have its women’s and elder’s elective conferences in the Kavango Region from 10 to 12 August.
During those conferences, which will be held concurrently, the party will elect members for the positions of regional chairperson, vice-chairperson, secretary, treasurer, as well as four additional new members for the party’s wings.
APP will have its second congress from 13 to 16 December, where it will elect new leaders for the positions of president, vice-president, secretary-general, and national chairman.
The party will, amongst other things, also review its constitution and political programmes. It is yet to be decided in which region the congress will be held.