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Tributes pour in for Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu

21 January 2021 4:33 PM
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Gauteng ANC deputy provincial chairperson Panyaza Lesufi says they relied on Mthembu to raise issues with calmness.

Tributes are pouring in for the late Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the passing of Mthembu saying the minister succumbed to Covid-19 complications.

John Perlman speaks to Gauteng ANC deputy provincial chairperson Panyaza Lesufi who says

RELATED: Minister Jackson Mthembu passes away

It is devastating, I am guttered. He was a dependable force.

Panyaza Lesufi, Deputy provincial chairperson - Gauteng ANC

Many people outside the ANC think that we don't raise the issues that people think are common sense to be raised in the ANC. Issues such as corruption and service delivery, we would rely on that person to raise such issues sharply.

Panyaza Lesufi, Deputy provincial chairperson - Gauteng ANC

To lose such a person on the eve of a war that would define who we are as the ANC as we move to the NGC and local government is like losing ourselves.

Panyaza Lesufi, Deputy provincial chairperson - Gauteng ANC

Communications expert Chris Vick said he found Mthembu incredibly accessible.

Listen to the full interview below...




21 January 2021 4:33 PM
Tags:
MEC Panyaza Lesufi
Jackson Mthembu
anc chief whip jackson mthembu
#Covid19
jackson mthembu dies

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