Mayor en­cour­ages class of 2015

The Rep - - THE TWIZZA BONKOLO MARATHON 2015 -

LUKHANJI ex­ec­u­tive mayor Nozi Makanda has wished the 2015 ma­tric­u­lants well in the ex­ams.

“Dur­ing the year you have wit­nessed both pos­i­tive and neg­a­tive de­vel­op­ments in our coun­try and be­yond and I wish to im­press upon you that the cur­rent chal­lenges fac­ing our so­cial, eco­nomic, po­lit­i­cal and en­vi­ron­men­tal de- vel­op­ment and man­age­ment re­quire you to be em­pow­ered.”

Such em­pow­er­ment, Makanda said, was nec­es­sary for cre­ativ­ity and in­no­va­tion for the ben­e­fit of the next gen­er­a­tion.

“I urge you to en­ter ex­am­i­na­tion rooms with con­fi­dence and per­form to the best of your abil­ity. Your hum­ble be­gin­nings should not im­pede your dreams.”

Suc­cess was not eas­ily found, but had to be earned, some­times painfully so.

“As you con­tem­plate your path af­ter Grade 12, also re­mem­ber that you are the only one who can de­fine what suc­cess means to you,” she said, call­ing on this year’s ma­tric class to “make us proud.”

LUKHANJI EX­EC­U­TIVE MAYOR NOZI MAKANDA

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