KZN Legislature mourns death of Mluleki Ndobe

KZN Legislature mourns death of Mluleki Ndobe

KZN Legislature Speaker, Nontembeko Boyce says the late Mluleki Ndobe was a family man who fought until the very end. 

Mluleki Ndobe

"Ndobe fought cancer. It was not an easy time to be sick but he soldiered on."

The former Harry Gwala District mayor and Deputy Speaker in the Legislature died on Friday. 

He apparently took his own life in his Umbilo home. 

There's been an outpouring of grief - with many describing the 46-year-old as a loyal ANC Comrade. 

UmBoyce was with Ndobe's family hours after his passing.

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"What I saw in the family also broke me. Ndobe was a person who always when talking would put his family first, he loved his wife and kids. We all would call his wife 'Umkethu' because he would call his wife 'Umkami'."

Boyce says he'd been in and out of hospital for cancer treatment. 

"Ndobe had a journey, a difficult journey because it coincided also with the time of lockdown this year, but he soldiered on until what happened."

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