Awards: City employees went beyond call of duty

2009-02-26 00:00

Four Msunduzi Municipality employees were awarded certificates of honour yesterday for going beyond the call of duty.

Janet Mkhize, Gloria Mchunu, Sebenzile Mchunu and S’Khumbuzo Zuma were honoured during a full council session held at Qokololo Stadium. They helped a woman who was giving birth in the public toilets at Freedom Square on February 11.

The manager in the office of the municipal manager, Madeleine Jackson-Plaatjies, said the women took care of every detail, from cutting the umbilical cord with a new razor to cleaning up after the birth with disinfectant. Zuma was responsible for getting mother and baby to hospital as the ambulance that was called never arrived.

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