Swapo Party secretary general, Sophia Shaningwa said that late northern businessman, John Akapandi Endjala, was a progressive entrepreneur with strong business acumen in the cooperate, agriculture, tourism, property and hospitality industries.
J&P Group co-owner died on Sunday 23 January following an illness and a month in intensive care unit. He was buried on Saturday 5 February.
According to Shaningwa, Endjala, was a member of the Swapo party, in good standing, having served and supported the programs of the ruling party at various levels and structures, materially and in kind.
“He was a cadre that served the Swapo party affiliated umbrella NUNW, through the Mine Workers Union of Namibia and true to his character and keen interest, led the establishment of its business arm to success.”
“Comrade Endjala, was a philanthropist and social activist who had sharp dedication in the well being and progress of his people. For that, we owe him and his generation immeasurable gratitude and appreciation.”
She said that his contribution to society and legacy towards Namibia should be remembered by many, especially whose life’s he touched through his work.
“The Swapo party therefore and indeed on behalf of my family, convey sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, comrades and business associates of Tate. John Akapandi Endjala. Please be comforted in the knowledge that we do share your grief and wish you strength.”