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Special provincial official funeral for the late Richmond Vantyi

Nov 15, 2019
Special provincial official funeral for the late Richmond Vantyi

Port Elizabeth - Eastern Cape Premier, Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane, on Thursday welcomed the declaration of a Special Provincial Official Funeral for the late Richmond Vantyi by the Acting President, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma. 

"Premier Mabuyane believes that the special provincial official is declared for the funeral service of Mr Vantyi in honor of the important role he played in the life of the people of the Eastern Cape province through his businesses and his political activism," his office said.

"Premier Mabuyane said, the people of the province will always treasure the fact that the success of Mr Vantyi’s business enterprise inspired and expanded his generosity to those who were less fortunate."

The funeral service of the late Mr Vantyi is taking place on Friday at Nangoza Jebe Hall in Port Elizabeth.

Eastern Cape Education MEC, Mr Fundile Gade, is to deliver the eulogy on behalf of the Eastern Cape Provincial Government.

Image: Eastern Cape Premier, Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane

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