On behalf of the Ntombela family, we acknowledge with grave sadness the passing away of IFP stalwart, Mr Thandabantu David “Gandaganda” Ntombela who passed away last night at his home in Elandskop, Pietermaritzburg. He was 93 years old.
Mr David Ntombela served the IFP in the capacity of an IFP National Council Member. He was also the former Member of erstwhile KwaZulu Legislative Assembly from 1989 to 1994. He then continued to serve in various committees such as Local Government and Traditional Affairs in the KwaZulu Natal Legislature after 1994.
He was also an Induna under Inkosi Nsikayezwe Zondi, of Mpumuza Tribal Authority and also a former IFP District Chairperson of Indlovu District now known as uMgungundlovu.
He retired in active politics in 2007 due to illness.
He will be sadly missed by his 5 children, including Induna Thinasonke Ntombela (IFP Councillor in uMsunduzi Municipality), his 27 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Date of the funeral is to be announced.
May his soul rest in eternal peace.
Mr Blessed Gwala MPL
IFP National Chairperson
078 290 5842
(On behalf of the Ntombela family)