President Ramaphosa described Moerane as a vibrant leader

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Tebogo Msimanga |

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his deep sadness at the passing today of former Johannesburg Mayor Councillor Mpho Moerane.Moerane passed away on Wednesday 18 May 2022 after a week in hospital following a vehicle accident.

Ramaphosa said his thoughts go out to Moerane’s wife, Fikile, and their four children, as well as the former mayor’s extended family and network of friends, comrades and colleagues.Moerane served the people of Johannesburg as mayor between 1 October and 22 November 2021. He assumed office after the city had lost mayors Jolidee Matongo and Geoff Makhubo in quick succession.

President Ramaphosa said they mourn the passing of a vibrant, young leader.“Moerane was an entrepreneurial, multi-skilled leader who placed his talents and creative energy at the disposal of the citizens of Johannesburg by moving into public office with vast experience as a business owner and, earlier in his life, as an artisan”.

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