George Mayor Aldm Melvin Naik shocked by the passing away of Cllr Marlin du Preez

OCTOBER 4, 2016

The Executive Mayor for George, Aldm Melvin Naik on Tuesday reacted with shock at the sudden passing of Councillor Marlin du Preez, Ward Councillor for Ward 25, who was found in his house on Tuesday morning.

Aldm Naik offered condolences to the loved ones of the late Cllr Du Preez on behalf of the George City Council. This comes only a week after the sudden passing of another Councillor, Cllr Gladwin Xesi from Ward 11.

The Municipal Manager for George, Mr Trevor Botha, said on behalf of George Municipality and officials, "We extend our heartfelt condolences to the late Councillor Marlin Du Preez's family and friends during their time of mourning.

"We value each councillor for their contribution towards serving our communities and therefore the passing on of a Councillor is a great loss for George. " 

Image: The late Councillor Marlin du Preez, who was Ward Councillor for Ward 25.