Welcoming of Chief SZ Ntapane and other community members from Ngqeleni - statement by Mr Humphrey Nobongoza (UDM Secretary General) (14 January 2008)

It is with great pleasure to announce that Bantu Holomisa, UDM President, will be welcoming Chief Stanley Zoyisile Ntapane and many community members of Lujecweni Administrative Area, Ngqeleni, Eastern Cape on 15 January 2009. The occasion will begin at 10 am at his Great Place.

Chief Ntapane matriculated at Jongilizwe College, Tsolo in 1979, went to University of Transkei and obtained his B Juris and LLB Degrees in 1995. His professional practice as an attorney at A.F. Noxaka and Company started in 1996 up to 1999 as a candidate attorney and professional assistant. In 1998 he became lecturer of Criminal Procedure and Roman law at the University of Transkei. From 1999 to date, he became Managing Director of Ntapane and Associates.

His other achievements are:
* A member of the board of Thembelitsha Rehabilitation Centre which deals with the rehabilitation of drug addicts in Ngqeleni.
* Chairperson of Nyandeni Development Trust.

The move by Chief Ntapane and his community members to join the UDM is greatly appreciated. This is indicative of great minds that think alike.