Newly appointed Collins Chabane Local Municipality acting mayor Shadrack Maluleke says the situation the municipality and the community find themselves in is a difficult one after the death of popular mayor Moses Maluleke, who was gunned down at his home at Xikundu on July 21.
Giving an acceptance speech after he was voted on and sworn into office by magistrate Busi Nkosi, he said he accepted the position because government must run although as Africans they were expected to be in a period of mourning.
He said when the started the new term, the late Big Moss, as the late mayor was called, told him to make sure development reached every corner of the municipality. He said those who loved the late mayor must work hard.
He appealed for cooperation.