The United Democratic Movement (UDM) extended its condolences to His Majesty King Zwelithini of the Zulus and the families of the ten individuals (including seven maidens) killed in a bus accident last night.
They were returning from a Reed Dance Ceremony held over the weekend at Enyokeni Royal Palace in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Their death cannot be in vain since they were promoting moral values in this generation which faces many negative challenges. They also took pride in their culture and they will always be remembered.
We also wish the 62 other injured passengers a speedy and full recovery, while sincerely thanking all the leaders who showed support during the ceremony and after the tragedy.
STATEMENT ISSUED BY MR BONGANI MSOMI, UDM SECRETARY GENERAL
Mr Bongani Msomi
UDM Secretary General
082 702 6645 or 012 321 0010
2 September 2013
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