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IFP shocked at killing of Amajuba District Municipality Speaker

The IFP has been left shocked after its councillor, who was a Speaker in Amajuba District Municipality in Newcastle, was shot dead.

The IFP and the municipality said on Saturday that the murder of Reginald Ndima, 58, came at a time he had started his term as speaker at the end of November.
Ndima’s killing comes exactly a week after ANC councillor Minehle Mkhize was also killed in Durban. Ndima was shot dead in the early hours of on Saturday morning at his residence in Newcastle.

Municipal spokesperson Sbonelo Cebekhulu confirmed Ndima’s death. He said the details of Ndima’s death are “very sketchy”. It is alleged that he was gunned down in the early hours of this morning at his residence in Newcastle. Details at this stage are very sketchy. The mayor and the entire leadership of the Amajuba District Municipality are in consultation with the family to gather all the necessary details,” Cebekhulu said.

District Mayor Vuselwa Bam conveyed her condolences to Ndima’s family after word of his death.

“My deepest sympathies go to the family of the deceased, people of Amajuba District, the Amajuba District Municipality and all those who were close to Ndima. May God give you the comfort and peace that you seek and may the soul of your loved one rest in peace,” Bam said.

Source: eNCA

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