Speaker of the North West Legislature Susan Dantjie says the late former Public Works MEC Mmule Maluleka served the provincial government with distinction.

Maluleka died on Friday at her house in Mathibestad village in Moretele after a long illness.

It was reported that Maluleka was in and out of hospital since November last year.

“We learned about the passing on of one of our former members of the National Assembly, honourable Mmule Maluleka, who was later deployed back to North West provincial legislature and was appointed in the executive of the North West provincial government,” says Edwin Chaane, Spokesperson in the Office of the Speaker.

Later after serving as a MEC of Public Works, she was deployed back to the legislature where she was then appointed as the chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Works and served until the end of term in 2019.

Maluleka was then deployed into the Office of the Speaker of the North West provincial legislature.