The executive mayor of Metsimaholo municipality, Cllr Brutus Mahlaku celebrated International Day of Older Persons in style on Monday, 05 October 2015. The Older Persons from all the wards in Metsimaholo were transported to Stonehaven from their respective pick up points. Cllr Mahlaku and about 200 older persons from all 21 wards in the municipal area took an one hour boat cruise on the Vaal River from Stonehaven. Cllr Mahlaku says these programmes forms part of government’s ways to interact with all the people. The older persons were very excited and have thanked the mayor and the municipality for the wonderful celebration of their day. After the boat cruise, the mayor enjoyed lunch with the elderly people.