Ubuhlebezwe Municipality hosted #WorldAIDSDay commemoration at Peace Initiative Hall in Ixopo which was led by Harry Gwala District OSS Champion MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Sipho Hlomuka. The event was attended by Mayor of Harry Gwala District, Cllr Nxumalo, the Mayor of Ubuhlebezwe, Cllr Ngubo, and local amakhosi to pay tribute to those who have lost their lives to HIV/Aids.
The delegationled by Harry Gwala District Municipality Mayor Cllr Z Nxumalo where they conducted a walkabout at Woza Moya Community Centre as part of the world wide awareness campaign for #WorldAIDSDay. They called upon communities to play their part in protecting the rights of women and children as this is an issue that cannot be separated from the government’s fight to prevent the spread of HIV/Aids within our communities.
During the commemoration the MEC and Mayors were joined by residents in a candle lighting ceremony.