TO: ALL MEDIA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: 20 SEPTEMBER 2021
GAUTENG SPEAKER MOURNS THE PASSING ON OF CITY OF JOHANNESBURG EXECUTIVE MAYOR JOLIDEE MATONGO
Speaker of the Gauteng Legislature, Honourable Ntombi Mekgwe, mourns the passing of the City of Johannesburg Mayor Councillor, Jolidee Matongo who tragically passed away on Saturday due to a road accident.
“We are deeply shocked and saddened by the untimely death of the newly-elected Executive Mayor of Johannesburg Cllr, Matongo, who was a committed and selfless servant of the people of the city and much was still expected from him to improve the living conditions of the poor and destitute in Johannesburg. He was an ethical and civic-minded leader of the African National Congress (ANC) and will always be remembered for his hardwork and dedication in the service to his people.”
“On behalf of the Gauteng Legislature, we send our heartfelt condolences to the Executive Mayor’s family, comrades and people of the City of Johannesburg. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of them in this time of grief.”
May the soul of Executive Mayor Cllr, Jolidee Matongo rest in perfect peace.
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF HON. NTOMBI MEKGWE, SPEAKER OF THE GAUTENG PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE
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