On Friday, a Western Cape highschool principal obtained shot and died.
Training MEC Debbie Schäfer made the announcement of the loss of life of Zameka Mfubesi of Umyezo Wama Apile Excessive College in Grabouw.
“I’m shocked and saddened by information that now we have misplaced one in every of our principals to a mindless act of violence,” Schäfer mentioned in an announcement.
“Particulars are presently restricted, and we name on SAPS to urgently prioritise the investigation. I supply my deepest condolences to her household, associates, colleagues, and the college’s employees and learners. Our district officers have arrived on the college together with counsellors to see how we will help them.”
Schäfer mentioned the loss of life of Mfubesi was an enormous loss for the Western Cape training division.
“[She] is described by her colleagues as having been a dynamic principal and a fantastic individual. It is a super loss for her college and for the WCED,” Schäfer mentioned.
“This has been a 12 months when the worth and management of our principals and academics has actually come to the fore as they dealt with the influence of the Covid-19 pandemic on their colleges. To lose one in every of them on this method is heartbreaking. We ask that the household’s privateness be revered right now of grieving.”