Cape Town - Tributes on Tuesday began pouring in following news of the passing of former Winelands District Municipality mayor and controversial politician Badih Chabaan.
Chabaan reportedly passed away on Monday evening after battling cancer.
Chabaan's daughter, Lee, led tributes following the news of his death, posting a heartfelt message on Facebook.
She expressed heartbreak at his death and remembered him as not just her father, but also her "very best friend".
"Forever in my heart and mind-You are going to be SORELY missed till the end of time. You taught me what bravery is every single day and inspired me to live life to its very fullest which you definitely did.