The MEC for Eastern Cape Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Xolile Nqatha has learnt with great sadness and sorrow the passing of Former Chairperson of House of Traditional Leaders Nkosi Ngangomhlaba Matanzima.

Nkosi Matanzima was a proud custodian of our culture and Heritage. During his tenure as chairperson of Eastern Cape House of Traditional Leaders, he served with diligence, humility and dignity. He was instrumental in the developmental agenda of Traditional Institution and rural communities. The late Nkosi Matanzima was also Eastern Cape provincial chairperson of the Moral Regeneration Movement (EC MRM).

“We are indeed short of words to express our collective sense of loss and sadness as we join the family in mourning Nkosi Matanzima ‘s sad passing. We join many in conveying our condolences to the family and the institution of Traditional Leadership,” said MEC Nqatha.

Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course.

Issued by Cogta EC. For more information, please contact Makhaya Komisa at 066 381 8259 or Mamnkeli Ngam on 071 685 7981.