For immediate release
31 May 2019
Re: Mayor Gumede sends Condolences after Passing of Ward 3 Councillor
DURBAN: The Mayor of eThekwini Municipality, Cllr Zandile Gumede and the entire Municipal Council have expressed their heartfelt condolences to the Chili family, after the untimely passing of Ward 3 Councillor Bonke Armstrong Chili.
Chili was called to rest yesterday, 30 May 2019, after a short illness.
Yesterday Mayor Gumede led a delegation of Councillors and officials to his home in Queensburgh to convey their condolences to the bereaved family. “I am deeply saddened by the loss of Councillor Chili who was one of the most selfless, dedicated and hard-working Councillors I have ever had the privilege of working with. May his soul rest in peace and may his family and the entire Council find comfort during this difficult time,” said Gumede.
Details of the funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.
Issued by office of the Mayor – Durban City Hall, 263 Dr Pixley kaSeme street, Durban