Mbumba extends condolences to Mozambique after fatal ferry accident

WINDHOEK: President Nangolo Mbumba has extended his condolences to President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi of Mozambique following reports of a ferry accident that claimed the lives of 90 Mozambican nationals on 07 April 2024.

Mbumba in his statement issued on Thursday, said: ‘I am deeply distressed at the news of the fatal incident involving a ferry off the north coast of Mozambique that has claimed over 90 lives. The gravity of such a loss tends to leave an indelible mark not only on the affected communities but equally, on the nation. I extend my heartfelt condolences to my brother, His Excellency Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the fraternal people of Mozambique.’

The vessel reportedly sank in the Nampula Province on the northern coast of Mozambique with 130 passengers on board.

‘During this trying time, the people and the Government of the Republic of Namibia stand with you and share in your pain. May the bereaved families find comfort and consolation during this difficult time,’ Mbumba said.

Source: The Namibia P
ress Agency