Bheki Ntuli

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Bheki Ntuli
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Born Muntukayise Bhekuyise Ntuli
(1957-12-24)December 24, 1957
Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Died January 16, 2021(2021-01-16) (aged 63)
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Nationality South African
Education Madadeni College
Alma mater University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business
University of the Witwatersrand
University of Johannesburg
Occupation
  • Politician
Years active 1977 - 2021

Bheki Ntuli (24 December 1957 - 16 January 2021) was a South African politician. He was a lifelong member of the African National Congress and served as a Member of Parliament from 1999 to 2003. Bheki Ntuli also served in uMkhonto we Sizwe, a military wing of the African National Congress, during the apartheid years.

He retreated from national leadership in 2003 after he pleaded guilty to abusing his travel facilities, his parliamentary medical aid and defrauding parliament.

In 2009 Bheki Ntuli was elected to the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature where he remained for 11 years until his death. At the time of his death he was serving as KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison.

Death

Bheki Ntuli died on 16 January 2021 due to COVID-19 complications. "The African National Congress KwaZulu-Natal would like to confirm the untimely passing of its Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) Member, Comrade Bhekuyise Ntuli who passed on after a short illness," the KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress said on Twitter.

"Comrade Ntuli was currently serving as MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison. The ANC in the province will release an official statement once the Office of the Premier has made an official announcement."

References

  1. Times LIVE, Tributes pour in after KZN transport MEC Bheki Ntuli dies from Covid-related complications, 07 March 2021
  2. Times LIVE, KZN bids an emotional farewell to transport MEC Bheki Ntuli, 07 March 2021
  3. IOL, Condolences pour in as KZN MEC Bheki Ntuli succumbs to Covid-19, 07 March 2021
  4. SABC News, VIDEO: Provincial Official Funeral for KZN MEC Bheki Ntuli, 07 March 2021
  5. The South African, Just In: KZN Transport MEC Bheki Ntuli dies after ‘short illness’, 07 March 2021

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