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17 May 2019
 
Mayor Sends Condolences After Passing Of Former Council Chief Whip
 
The Mayor of eThekwini Municipality, Cllr Zandile Gumede, has learnt with sadness of the passing of the former Chief Whip of the Council, Mr Stanley Xulu.
 
“On behalf of the Council and the people of eThekwini, I convey my deepest condolences to the family, friends and comrades of Stanley Xulu, a humble and hardworking community leader who has always been an activist of our ANC movement,” said Mayor Gumede.
 
Mr Xulu also served as the ANC Regional Deputy Chairperson during the time when Mayor Zandile was still a regional treasurer.
 
“His passing comes at a time when we were having deep reflection on the current situation of our region in a quest to promote unity. He is one of leaders who have been instrumental in starting engagements that will unite this region,” she said.
 
“In his wonderful memory, we will continue to rebuild and unite the movement and the alliance in this region and province because unity is sacrosanct. We will use this mourning period to reflect and work towards unity,” she ended.
 
Mayor will visit the Xulu family soon to convey her condolence to the family.
 
Issued by office of the Mayor – Durban City Hall, 263 Dr Pixley kaSeme street