The wife of Makhado Municipality’s mayor, Cllr Samuel Munyai, Julia Munyai will be laid to rest on Saturday. Munyai  passed away on Saturday at her home in Tshakhuma, Limpopo after a long illness.
She had worked at the Vhembe District Municipality’s Facilities Department for the past seven years and was described as a very dedicated employee.
CONDOLENCES TO THE LATE JULIA MUNYAI
Executive mayor of Vhembe District Municipality, Dowelani Nenguda also conveyed his deep and sincere condolences to the Munyai family. He wished them strength and courage during these difficult times, describing her death as a terrible blow to the community of Vhembe.
“Our wealth is our employees, and we feel very bad when one of us leaves us unexpectedly,” he said.
Speaker of Makhado Municipality, Cllr Dorcus Mboyi, said the people of Makhado and Vhembe region were in pain after losing one of their respected community members.
“We know that it is very painful to lose a loved one. However, only the Lord is the one who knows why it happened like this. We have to trust in the power of prayer to comfort the grieving family.”
WIFE OF MAKHADO MUNICIPALITY MAYOR SAMUEL MUNYAI TO BE LAID TO REST
Munyai will be buried on Saturday, 15 April at the Tshakhuma Tshitavhadulu grounds at 06:00. A memorial service will be held on Friday, 14 April, at the same venue at 12:00.
“We are deeply hurt by our big loss. But we are comforted by the great support that we are getting from the community. Words alone cannot express our thankfulness to everyone who comforted us during the time when we needed them most.” said family spokesperson Chris Mulaudzi.