Media Statement on the passing away of the Deputy Mayor of Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality: Connie Rampai

ANC Media Statement on the passing of Cde Connie Rampai.

The African National Congress has learned with sadness the sudden passing of Cde Connie Rampai who passed on last night while driving back from ANC Free State PEC meeting convened in Johannesburg.An urgent ANC Provincial meeting to reflect on the issues of the List Process.Comrade Connie has been a committed member of the ANC whose life was defined by his continued activism and his work amongst the many communities.

Comrade Connie has a rich history in our struggle for liberation.She served as a ANC Provincial Executive Committee and ANCWL PEC. Because of her political track record,she was deployed to the position of Deputy Mayor in Mangaung Metro Municipality.We have no doubt she has impacted positively on many lives in the Free State province and in Mangaung Metro municipality where his constituency is based. Even in death she will remain the champion of the poor.

At this moment of hardship to his family and kin, we convey our heartfelt condolences. While she has passed on, her work in the organization and his selfless commitment to the struggle for total emancipation of our people and our collective commitment to improve the quality of life of all South Africans will remain with us.

She departed whiles in the line of revolutionary duty.We deep our banners in salute of this soldier of the the National Democratic Revolution.Lala ngoxolo Qabane

After consultation & instruction by the family of Cde Connie Rampai,the ANC will assist to provide details of her last farewell.

Thabo Meeko
ANC Free State: Spokesperson