Hats off to ‘Waanie’

2018-06-12 06:01
Riedewaan Johnson with his parents and ward 78 councillor, Eddie Andrews.

Riedewaan Johnson with his parents and ward 78 councillor, Eddie Andrews.

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In a bid to recognise the contributions of a local, ward 78 councillor Eddie Andrews handed over a small token of appreciation last week.

Andrews acknowledged Riedewaan Johnson – known as Waanie – a resident in the ward who assists solid waste collectors every Friday morning.

Johnson, who is differently-abled, spends his time rallying all the wheelie bins in the community, ready for collection­.

Johnson received a City of Cape Town hat, a pair of gloves and a reflective bib as a token of appreciation and to further aid in his weekly good deed to the community.

Although differently-abled, he says he enjoys serving his community in this way.

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