NEHAWU to convene memorial lecture on Cde John Gomomo tomorrow at 12 in Mpumalanga

The National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union [NEHAWU] will on Wednesday April 17, 2019 convene a memorial lecture on the life and times of former COSATU President Cde John Gomomo in Kabokweni, Nelspruit.

Cde John as he was affectionately known by many in the trade union movement served the trade union movement with distinction and took part in the four years long talks that led to the formation of COSATU in December 1985. He was an embodiment of the best traditions of the Congress movement, he was a worker, a negotiator, an activist and a leader of the ANC and the SACP and served the people without any expectation of material or personal gain.

Details of the memorial lecture:

Date: Wednesday April 17, 2019

Time: 12pm

Venue: Elijah Mango Multi-Purpose Hall, Kabokweni, Mpumalanga.

The General Secretary of COSATU, Cde Bheki Ntshalintshali, will deliver the memorial lecture. The ANC, SACP and SANCO will deliver messages of support.

Before the lecture the leadership of NEHAWU, COSATU, SACP and ANC will do a blitz and a door to door visits in the Kabokweni area as part of the campaign towards an overwhelming victory of the ANC.

Members of the media are invited to attend and to cover these events  For more information contact Khaya Xaba at 082 455 2500 or email