Unexpected| Executive Mayor rushed to hospital during SOMA

The executive Mayor in Emalahleni Mpumalanga was rushed to the hospital during the State Of The Municipality address on Thursday.

The Executive Mayor of Emalahleni Local Municipality, Cllr Connie Nkalitshana was reportedly rushed to hospital during her maiden State Of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Thursday evening, 30 June 2022.

The mayor was expected to deliver her address when she asked for the MMC for Finance Faith Msibi to finish her speech as she was not feeling well to continue. The Mayor was then escorted off the podium and later taken to hospital.

The Council Speaker assured the guests in attendance that the executive mayor will be fine. It is still unclear at the moment what the executive mayor suffered from during the SOMA.