Face2face with Avumile Luwaca, a floor manager at Spargs supermarket
Q: What do you do?
A: I am a floor manager at Spargs Superspar in Komani.
Q: How did you get into retail and how long have you been in this industry?
A: I started working retail part-time as a casual in 2015. Then I became permanent, so now I have been five years in this industry.
Q: What do you think is the most important thing one needs to be successful in retail?
A: In order for one to be successful in retail you must have certain skills such as good communication skills, respect for people and be trustworthy.
Q: How were your New Year celebrations and do you have any resolutions for 2021?
A: My new year’s day was a bit different from previous years due to the pandemic the world is facing, and with hope that in 2021 we will overcome this.
Q: Would you take a Covid-19 vaccine? If not, why?
A: Honestly I am still not sure, but chances are I would take it.
Q: Do you think professional sport should be suspended again because of the increase in Covid-19 cases?
A: I think it should be suspended till there is a decrease in infection, especially for contact sports.
Q: What is your pet peeve?
A: People who have no respect.
Q: Will you be voting this year during the 2021 local elections?
A: I am from Mthatha so I am proudly voting UDM.
Q: What song made 2020 for you?
A: Lizalise idinga lakho by Dj SK ft Minolar.
Q: What do you love about Komani?
A: I am not from around here, but I love the vibe I get from the people.