JUST IN | Bay ANC chief whip Bicks Ndoni dies
Nelson Mandela Bay ANC chief whip of council Bicks Ndoni has died.
Ndoni collapsed while attending a meeting of the ANC held at its Bay regional headquarters on Monday afternoon.
He was 61 years old.
His death was confirmed by ANC regional task team convener Nceba Faku
ANC members gathered outside Florence Matomela all afternoon as they waited for his body to be removed.
Vantyi and Vantyi undertakers removed his body shortly before 5pm.
A former mayor of Uitenhage and ex deputy mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay, Ndoni has been a councillor of Uitenhage and Port Elizabeth for a combined 21 years.
ANC Nelson Mandela Bay regional task team convener Nceba Faku has confirmed the party's chief whip and former deputy mayor Bicks Ndoni died this afternoon. Ndoni is said to have collapsed at The ANC's regional headquarters, Florence Matomela #NMBANC #NMBCouncil— Nomazima Nkosi (@Zima_B_Nkosi) January 20, 2020
He is survived by his wife Mpho and children.