Mandela Left Lasting Legacy, says uThukela Mayor

Mandela left lasting legacy, says uThukela mayor Every year on July 18, South Africa and the world have the opportunity to reaffirm former President Nelson Mandela’s ideals. including his unwavering commitment to justice, equality and non racism by giving 67 minutes of their time to help change their communities, country and the world for the better. The uThukela District Municipality joined hands with Nedbank, Boxer Supermarket, Al lmdaad Foundation. Cogta, the Department of Agriculture and traditional leadership where they donated food parcels starting in Ngedlengedleni. Mayor Siphiwe Mazibuko explained that Mandela Day is celebrated throughout the world. “Mandela left a lasting legacy where the world remembers him for what he stood for. We use 67 minutes to try and change people’s lives for the better. We must therefore always remember that Mandela spent the entire 67 years of his life fighting for freedom for all. We do this kind of activity by working together with a variety of stakeholders.” said Mazibuko. Food parcels, blankets, walking sticks, seeds, compost and Jojo tanks were distributed to vulnerable communities in Ngedlengedleni, !lenge and Mhlumayo. Seedlings and gardening tools to encourage the “one home one garden” programme were distributed.