Following tragic death of two teenagers who drowned at middle Letaba river near Maswanganyi village, on the outskirts of Giyani Town on Sunday 21 March 2021, GGM Mayor Cllr Shibambu Basani Agnes paid the two families a courtesy visit to comfort them.
Speaking from both families, the Mayor expressed her deepest condolences not only to the affected families but also to the relatives and friends of the diseased children.
“It is indeed a great loss. These were young aspirant teenagers with promising future ahead of them, may their souls rest in eternal peace,” said the Mayor.
Meanwhile she asked officials from the department of Social Development to trace all the affected children who accompanied the diseased to the river for counseling purposes.
She concluded by committing that the municipality will stand together with both families until they lay their loved ones to rest.
She was accompanied by amongst others, the Ward Councillor and EXCO member Cllr Mthombeni Africa, EXCO member Cllr Mboweni Ernest and Chief whip Cllr Mashale Richard.