Share article:

    The Ghent mayor undergoes operation for intestinal cancer

    ©Belga
    ©Belga

    The Ghent mayor, Daniël Termont, (Socialist) underwent an operation for intestinal cancer on Tuesday. This was announced by the head of his cabinet, Claude Beernaert. He will be absent for 5 to 6 weeks, and will be replaced by the head councillor, Mathias De Clercq (Opend Vld) during this time. “As mayor, I am a public figure, elected by Ghent residents to serve them. I therefore think they have the right to know why I will be absent. They do not need to worry: my colleagues are continuing work on all the current projects. Work on the secondary school will also continue”, Daniël Termont said in a brief written statement. The head of his cabinet said the operation went well. 

    Andy Sanchez (Source: Belga)