WINDHOEK: The former Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Teopolina Mushelenga was sworn in as Member of Parliament (MP) here today, replacing the late Dr Abraham Iyambo.
Iyambo passed away earlier this month while on official duty in the United Kingdom (UK).
Mushelenga was sworn-in by Chief Justice Peter Shivute.
Prior to the 2009 general election, Mushelenga was placed 59th on the Swapo-Party’s electoral list of candidates for the National Assembly (NA).
Mushelenga joined the NA as a back-bencher in 2000, and was appointed Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration in 2005.