Government mourns Limpopo MEC Mashamba

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Government is mourning the death of Limpopo MEC for Agriculture Joyce Mashamba, who passed away on Wednesday.

“The late MEC Mashamba served the people of Limpopo with ethical and accountable leadership. Government expresses its heartfelt condolence to the family, friends and relatives of the late Mashamba, as well as the members of the Limpopo Provincial Legislature,” GCIS Acting Director-General Phumla Williams said on Thursday.

Mashamba held various portfolios in the Limpopo administration. She was the former MEC of Education, Safety, Security and Liaison; Sport, Arts and Culture, and Social Development in Limpopo.

She was also a member of the Executive Committee on Social Development in the Limpopo Provincial Legislature. 

At the time of her passing, she was responsible for the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the province, a position she held since February 2018. -