Renaming of State House to Lillian Diedericks House – Bhisho

The seat of Eastern Cape Provincial Government in Bhisho is now named Lillian Diedericks House, after this phenomenal struggle stalwart.

“I need to thank the Premeir. This was supposed to be done last year,” said Eugene Plaaitjie daughter of Aunt Lilly on behalf of the family.

This significant ceremony took place earlier today on August 30 in Bhisho, where the Eastern Cape Premier, Lubabalo Oscar Mabuyane officiated the proceedings.

Soundclip 1: Eugene Plaaitjie thanking the Premier on behalf of the Family.

Soundclip 2: Mabuyane rectified the narrative and facts that 5 women  who led the March against injustices of the past and recognises Mama Lillian Diedericks.

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