Goria Pencil. Source: FB/Gloria Pencil

The African National Congress (ANC) party announced on Friday the death of Councillor Gloria Pencil. The party said Pencil collapsed and died at her home.

Goria Pencil. Source: FB/Gloria Pencil

Pencil was deployed as a ward 7 councillor of ANC in the Lekwa-Teemane local municipality in the North West.

“The ANC in Bokone Bophirima mourns the death of another councillor, Cde Gloria Pencil. She collapsed at home and passed on,” said acting provincial secretary, Sussana Dantjie.

Pencil was described as an active member and a hard worker in her respective field.

“She has been an active member of the ANC, a hardworking volunteer and has been a Ward councillor since 2006 until her untimely death on Friday.”