Politicians, family and friends have gathered right this moment to bid last farewell to late minister within the presidency, Jackson Mthembu.
It was reported that Jackson died as a result of COVID-19 associated issues after being admitted to Army 1 Hospital in Tshwane earlier this month.
President Cyril Ramaphosa introduced the late Minister’s demise on Twitter and paid tribute.
The funeral is being held right this moment in his hometown of Emalahleni in Mpumalanga.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is anticipated to ship the eulogy.
President @CyrilRamaphosa has arrived on the Roman Catholic Church in Ackerville Township, eMalahleni in Mpumalanga for the official funeral service of Minister Jackson Mphikwa Mthembu. #RIPJacksonMthembu pic.twitter.com/dtay4Z604M
— Presidency | South Africa 🇿🇦 (@PresidencyZA) January 24, 2021