16 July 2021 Media Statement: All political parties represented in the Council of the Garden Route District Municipality

Media Statement: All political parties represented in the Council of the Garden Route District Municipality

For Immediate Release
16 July 2021

Statement: Shortly after this morning’s interview with Eden FM, Political leaders at the Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) pledged to stand together against mass civil unrest, riots, and looting witnessed elsewhere in South Africa. All political parties unanimously signed a joint media statement in support of keeping the Garden Route safe from civil unrest, looting and riots.

Feature image: Pictured (fltr): Morne Pietersen (Eden FM Station Manager), Ald. Virgill Gericke (GRDM Chief Whip: Plaaslike Besorgde Inwoners), Ald. Memory Booysen (GRDM Executive Mayor, Democratic Alliance) and Cllr Wilbur Harris (GRDM Chief Whip: Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa). Ald Pieter Van Der Hoven (GRDM Chief Whip: African National Congress) joined the interview via phone and committed to stand firm against the recent civil unrest, riots and looting.