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Media Alert, 05 December 2022
Memorial service of the six NUM leaders who died in a horrific car accident on 27th November 2022 in Mpumalanga
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will tomorrow (Tuesday 6th December 2022) remember and honour its fallen heroes and heroin Bonginkosi Mrasi, Zukile Maskot, Lulama Madyosi, Thantaswa Sikani, Retshidisitswe Mbirha and Dumisani Futshana at a memorial service organised as followed:
Date: 6th December 2022
Venue: Kloof Mine Sports Ground
The comrades died on 27th November 2022 in a horrific car accident on the N4 toll road between Middelburg and Emalahleni while they were driving back to Gauteng after the National Youth Structure Conference in Mbombela, Mpumalanga.
The NUM leaders are expected to address the thousands of members who will attend the memorial service. Funerals of these fallen comrades are planned for this weekend to take place at various places in the Eastern Cape province.
Members of the media are invited to cover and report.
For more detailed information, please contact:
Mpho Phakedi, NUM Deputy General Secretary, 082 882 3452
Livhuwani Mammburu, NUM National Spokesperson, 083 809 3257
Luphert Chilwane, NUM Media Officer, 083 809 3255
The National Union of Mineworkers7 Rissik Street.Cnr Frederick JohannesburgTel: 011 377 2111 Cell: 083 809 3257Twitter: @Num_Media
Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary, James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President, and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed. porn