Elections 2021: uMngeni Deputy Mayor resigns after alleged death threats

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Nompumelelo Buthelezi, deputy mayor of uMngeni Municipality.
Nompumelelo Buthelezi, deputy mayor of uMngeni Municipality.

Following death threats and other issues in her branch, the deputy mayor of uMngeni Municipality has resigned with immediate effect.

Nompumelelo Buthelezi, who has been a member of the ANC for over 12 years, sent her resignation letter on Tuesday. She also resigned as a member of ANC.

Buthelezi told Weekend Witness that her resignation was due to personal reasons and things that were happening in the branch which had an impact in her life. She added that she wasn’t being treated well, which affected the ward she was deployed to as a Proportional Representative (PR) councillor.

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