Godrich Gardee Biography
Godrich Gardee is a South African politician and a member of Economic Freedom Fighters. He is the Commissar responsible for Mobilisation, Campaigns and Special Projects of the Economic Freedom Fighters.
Godrich Gardee Education Background
- He has a Higher Diploma in Accounting and Auditing.
Godrich Gardee Political Career
He became involved in politics from 1985, the International Year of the Youth (IYY), where he sang freedom songs and listened to radio broadcasts from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Zambia. He was exiled from South Africa for being involved in student uprisings, he later joined the ANC in Botswana.
While other exiled members of the ANC returned to South Africa in 1990, Gardee chose to study in Nigeria for six years. The ANC paid for his studies and he later graduated with a Higher National Diploma in Accounting and Auditing.
On his return to South Africa in 1996, Gardee filled various ANC positions before being appointed provincial treasurer of the ANC Youth League. He stepped down in 2002, aged 33, and said that ever since then he was “marginalised and literally refused political activism in the Kamagugu ANC branch”.
He joined the Economic Freedom Fighters in 2013. He claims that he did not join the EFF, so much as become a “founding member to its creation, conceptualisation, design and roll out”. He is the Commissar responsible for Mobilisation, Campaigns and Special Projects of the Economic Freedom Fighters.
Godrich Gardee Positions Held
- Member at Standing Committee on Appropriations (Committee) since June 2014
- Member at National Assembly (Parliament) since 21st May 2014
- Member at Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) (Party)
- Member at Rules of the National Assembly (National Assembly Committees) from June 2014 until 14th May 2015
- Member at Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs (National Assembly Committees) from June 2014 until 10th March 2015
- Member-elect at National Assembly (Parliament) from 16th May 2014 until 21st May 2014
- 6th Candidate at Economic Freedom Fighters National Election List 2014 (Election List) from 22nd April 2014 until 7th May 2014
Godrich Gardee Age
His date of birth is being updated.
Godrich Gardee Family
His brother Solomon Mbatha died and was buried on December 5, 2015 in Nelspruit. His last service was held at White River Municipality Hall opposite the Police Station and was laid to rest at the Rockys Drift Cemetry.
Godrich Gardee Contacts
Tel: 082 370 8402/ 021 403 8895.