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Special Provincial Official Funeral For The Late Former Member Of The Executive Council (MEC)

The President of the Country, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, has granted the Province permission for a special Provincial  official funeral for the late Mr. Gomolemo Archie Lucas. This follows a request by the Premier of the Northern, Dr Zamani Saul.

Mr Gomolemo Archie Lucas made a valuable contribution both to the province and the country. He started his political career at a very young age, through his active participation in the Congress of South African Students
(COSAS). He was also an active member of the African National Congress Youth League and served it loyally in various leadership capacities at local, Provincial as well as national levels.

Mr Gomolemo Archie Lucas was a member of the National Council of Provinces and was later appointed as the MEC responsible for the Department of Education, where he served the Province with distinction.

All flags will be flown at half mast at Government buildings on the day of the funeral.

The Premier, Dr. Zamani Saul, will deliver the eulogy on Friday 17 January 2020 when Mr. Lucas will be laid to rest.


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