Richmond Council pays tribute to Nelson Mandela this Sunday
By Teddington People | Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 14:41
Richmond Council announced it will fly the Union Jack, outside the Civic Offices, at half mast this Sunday as a mark of respect during the funeral of Nelson Mandela.
As the world mourns one of the greatest leaders and politicians in history, Richmond Council’s Leader, paid his respects:
Cllr Nicholas True, said:
“I was only lucky enough to meet Nelson Mandela once, but was left with an unforgettable impression of his dignity, serenity, deep wisdom and humanity. Many in the borough will mourn this great man whose courage, self-sacrifice and love of freedom, tolerance and all his fellow men and women, will stand as an example for all time.”