WINDHOEK: The Executive Director of the Women’s Action for Development (WAD) organisation, Veronica de Klerk has described late Education Minister Dr Abraham Iyambo as a true statesman, who was very sincere in leading education to excellence in all its facets.
Iyambo died on his 52th birthday on 02 January 2013, while he was on an official mission in London, the United Kingdom.
In a statement issued here yesterday, De Klerk saluted the late Iyambo on one of his last achievements to establish free primary education in Namibia.
De Klerk said Iyambo was a friend of WAD who carefully considered the organisation’s submissions and recommendations aimed at improving education, the enhanced preparation of the youth for adult life and to nurture a much greater respect for young girls and women as equal citizens among learners.
The Executive Director noted that Iyambo was very sincere in striving towards improving the quality of education in Namibia, and there is no doubt that he worked exceptionally hard for it.