Honour those who died for our freedom - Limpopo premier

2016-04-27 12:40
President Jacob Zuma with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

President Jacob Zuma with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Limpopo premier Stan Mathabatha. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

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Giyani - Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha on Wednesday called on South Africans to honour those who died in the pursuit of democracy by celebrating responsibly.

"We must never forget our heroes and heroines of our struggle. The biggest tribute we can pay to them is not to dishonour the struggle," said Mathabatha.

"We must celebrate this freedom with dignity. All of us are here to honour those who died for our freedom."

Mathabatha was addressing thousands of people who had gathered at the Giyani Stadium for Freedom Day celebrations.

People filled the stadium to listen to President Jacob Zuma deliver the keynote address.

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