Speech delivered by the Member of the Executive Council, the Hon. Butana Komphela (MPL), on the occasion of the presentation and debate of the budget vote for the Department of Health, held at the fourth raadsaal, Bloemfontein.
Honourable Madam Speaker,
A story is told that in 1983, the late President of the ANC, Cde. OR Tambo, delighting in holding his first grandchild, Sacha, suddenly collapsed. As he struggled with this violent attack (an arterial spasm) on his body, he heard his wife, Adelaide, calling on him to “fight back!”