Messages of congratulations are still pouring in, after the Laudium Sun posted on its various social media platforms, on December 24, that President Ramaphosa had appointed renowned judge, Narandra ‘Jody’ Kollapen, as a
Justice of the Constitutional Court, effective from January 1, 2022.

The humble Judge Kollapen, who hails from Laudium, and served as a Judge of the Gauteng Division from 2010, told the Laudium Sun, “I am excited and honoured by my appointment as a Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. In the career of any lawyer, I imagine it’s an absolute privilege to serve ones country in the highest court. I look forward to the next chapter in my career with great excitement. I wish to thank the community, my family and friends for the support and love shown to me over the years.

Imtehaz Mahomed said, “Wow. Justice Jody. You make us proud with humble and deep invaluable roots from Marabastad. Wishing you the very best. Congrats.”

Vincent Naidoo of Blue Bells United F.C said, “Congratulations Jody. You make our family proud. Well deserved.”

The Laudium Sun is proud to congratulate Justice Jody Kollapen on this prestigious appointment. We wish him all the best and trust that his exemplary achievements will inspire many in our community and beyond.