Slain councillor to be buried

2017-09-22 06:00
 photo: Siphelele nketoANCYL Harry Gwala regional secretary Qiniso Ntozakhe speaks at the memorial lecture.

photo: Siphelele nketoANCYL Harry Gwala regional secretary Qiniso Ntozakhe speaks at the memorial lecture.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

SIPHELELE NKETO

siphelele@media24.com

ROMER ANCYL secretary general and Umzimkhulu councillor, Sindiso Magaqa is to be buried in Umzimkhulu tomorrow.

Magaqa’s memorial service was held at his home in Ibisi on Thursday.

The youth of the Harry Gwala region in KZN and Alfred Nzo region in Eastern Cape remembered­ him at a memorial lecture in Mount Ayliff on Wednesday.

Alfred Nzo ANCYL spokesperson, Smangaliso Mtengwane said when Umzimkhulu was under the Eastern Cape Magaqa showed good leadership skills as he led in various sectors.

“Young people from Alfred Nzo region learnt a lot from Magaqa and his legacy will not die. He was a fearless leader who stood for the truth.”

Magaqa died last week in the InkosiAlbert Luthuli Hospital from wounds he sustained when he was shot in July.

Speaking at the lecture, Qiniso Ntozakhe, secretary of the Harry Gwala ANCYL encouraged young people to follow in Magaqa’s footsteps.

“Magaqa was a good leader - even when he was expelled from the ANC he did not join other political parties or leave politics, instead he showed power and bravery within the ANC. Magaqa­’s attack is not going to discourage young people from speaking the truth.”

Magaqa is survived by his wife and three children.

 

FORMER ANCYL secretary general and Umzimkhulu councillor, Sindiso Magaqa is to be buried in Umzimkhulu tomorrow.
Magaqa’s memorial service was held in his home in Ibisi on Thursday.
The youth of the Harry Gwala region in KZN and Alfred Nzo region in Eastern Cape remembered him at a memorial lecture in Mount Ayliff on Wednesday.

Alfred Nzo ANCYL spokesperson, Smangaliso Mtengwane said when Umzimkhulu was still under the Eastern Cape Magaqa showed good leadership skills as he led in various sectors.

“Young people from Alfred Nzo region learnt a lot from Magaqa and his legacy will not die. He was a fearless leader who stood for the truth,” said Mtengwane.

Magaqa died last week in the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Hospital from wounds he sustained when he was shot in July.

Speaking at the lecture, Qiniso Ntozakhe, secretary of the Harry Gwala ANCYL encouraged young people to follow in Magaqa’s footsteps.
“Magaqa was a good leader - even when he was expelled from the ANC he did not join other political parties or leave politics, instead he showed power and bravery within the ANC. Magaqa’s attack is not going to discourage young people from speaking truth.”

He is survived by his wife and three children.

  

 

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/Africa
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.