Mayor Zulu congratulates matric top achievers

Mandeni Municipality Mayor Cllr Sphesihle Basil Zulu congratulated the Municipality’s top 2017 matric achievers on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 at the Sibusisiwe Hall boardroom.

The three Mandeni top achievers Nkanyiso Mhlongo from Thokoza section in ward 7 matriculated at Impoqabulungu high school and intends to study medicine at Wits.

Sandile Ngubande from Matsheketsheni area in ward 5 and Ndumiso Sikhakhane from Masomonco area in ward 10 have both matriculated at uDumo high School.

Sandile intends to study Law at the University of Zululand, Ndumiso will study pharmacy at the University of KwaZulu Natal. Nkanyiso Mhlongo obtained 7 A’s while both Ndumiso Skhakhane and Sandile Ngubande attained 6 distinctions A’s.

Mayor Zulu congratulated the matriculants for achieving great academic results. “I would like to congratulate you all for hoisting Mandeni flag high and putting our Municipality on the map” Mayor Zulu said.

The Mayor also thanked the parents for allocating time for learners to study as well as the learners who showed dedication towards their studies and refrained from engaging in social ills such as drugs and alcohols.

In conclusion, Mayor Zulu advised the learners to go and represent Mandeni and their families in the institutions of higher learning and cautioned them not to get involved in drugs and alcohol.

“For now please ensure that you stick to your studies and rest will follow,” The Mayor said.

From left to right is Ndumiso Skhakhane, Mandeni Mayor Cllr Sphesihle Zulu, Sandile Ngubande and Nkanyiso Mhlongo.