Tebogo Msimanga |
The African National Congress ( ANC) in the North West Province says it has learned with shock and sadness, the news of the passing of one of the longest-serving leaders of their movement, Oabetswe Johannes Tselapedi.
Tselapedi passed on Sunday morning following a short illness. The party described him as a freedom fighter, a distinguished leader and an accomplished political, religious and social activist.
At the time of his passing, Tselapedi was a member of the ANC North West Interim Provincial Committee.He was also a serving ANC councillor in the Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality where he chaired the Municipal Public Accounts Committee.
The Interim Provincial Committee (IPC) Coordinator in North West, Hlomani Chauke said the ANC has lost a loyal and disciplined cadre whose commitment to the unity, rebuilding, renewal of ANC was demonstrable through his contribution in the IPC.
“The people of the North West province have been overwhelmingly favoured through his sterling, humble and selfless leadership.As we dip our revolutionary black, green and gold flag in honour of this son of the soil, we convey our deepest and heartfelt condolences to his family, friends, comrades and the people of the North West Province.”Concluded Chauke.