President Jacob Zuma to lead Hani’s wreath laying ceremony today in Elspark

President Jacob Zuma will lead the wreath laying ceremony for Chris Hani, today. Photo: File Image

This year marks the 24th anniversary since the brutal murder of freedom fighter, activist and general secretary of the South African Communist Party, Chris Hani.

To pay tribute to the anti-apartheid struggle icon, the metro will pay its respects through various programmes for the entire month.

To pay tribute, the metro continues to deliver services providing decent housing, primary health care and working tirelessly to alleviate hunger.

The three H’s (Hunger, Health, Housing), were always Chris Hani’s primary issues.

This month starting with the wreath laying ceremony and memorial lecture today, the metro will roll out a number of programmes in his memory.

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma will lead the commemorative ceremony of wreath laying to honour the life and times of struggle icon comrade Chris Hani, at the Thomas Nkobi Memorial Park in Elspark, from 10am.

Hani was assassinated on the April 10, 1993 outside his home in Dawn Park, Boksburg.

Subsequent to the wreath laying ceremony in the evening, Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba will deliver a memorial lecture narrating the life of Chris Hani at the Boksburg Civic Centre.


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