An SA comedian took to social media to share an emotional post about his late father. Mojak Lehoko revealed that his dad was on the verge of submitting his PhD when he passed away this past Sunday. Social media users shared words of comfort with the grieving young man.
Mojak Lehoko took to his Twitter account to share a picture of himself and his dad. He posted an emotional message as a caption to the photo:
"At the age of 64 and on the verge of submitting his PHD, my father passed away at 18:12 on Sunday (26-01-2020). I'm really at a loss for words. He meant so much to us as a father, husband, activist and a teacher to so many. Really missing you today. Robala ka kgotso Kwena."
Twitter user TaksTakura said:
"Can you motivate for submission. Talk to institution through his supervisor. Rest in Peace Crocodile. Mokwena a Motle"
Others who knew him personally shared kind words like Twitter user mweb2280 who said:
"Deep condolences Moja and your family. He was a very good friend of mine and former colleague. We started a new Department of Education together under the Mandela dispensation. His departure is a great loss to our country. Stay strong"
"Condolences to you and your family. Rest in peace Dr Lehoko"
"He was a wonderful person. Condolences to you and the family"
"So so sorry Mo sending you much love, light and healing"
"What a sad story! Condolences my brother. Well you need to continue with that PHD"
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