- Gavin Watson recently started trending on South African timelines after the news of Khusela Diko's husband's passing
- AmaBhaca Chief Madzikane Thandisizwe Diko II reportedly died after battling a short illness
- Many locals have likened Diko to Watson who also died in the midst of corruption allegations
South Africans have absolutely no chill. They have recently resulted in the hashtag #GavinWatson trending on Twitter after the news of the death of Khusela Diko's husband, AmaBhaca Chief Madzikane Thandisizwe Diko II was shared.
Many South Africans could not ignore the fact that Diko had died despite the fact that there was no news of him being of ill health or battling with any sickness, and soon started comparing him to Gavin Watson - who like Diko, was embroiled in a number of corruption scandals before an untimely death.
"So you guys made Gavin Watson trend today after the death of Chief Thandisizwe Diko II, Khusela Diko's husband," wrote @advobarryroux on Twitter.
Meanwhile, other South Africans had the following to say:
"Mmmmmm. Never once read he was ill."
"He must come back wherever he is that one. Has a lot of explaining to do."
"When I saw Gavin Watson trending, actually thought they finally found him."
"Same WhatsApp group."
"A commission of investigating some death must be established."
"Why is it that when people are supposed to testify, they 'disappear'?"
"Dead dead or Gavin Watson dead?"
"These people have been dribbling us for way to long could #ThandisizweDiko be pulling a Gavin Watson on us."
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that the husband of suspended presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko has passed away. AmaBhaca Chief Madzikane Thandisizwe Diko II reportedly passed on after battling a short illness in an Eastern Cape hospital.
The KwaBhaca Great Kingdom released a statement confirming the passing of Chief Madzikane but did not reveal details surrounding his death. The Kingdom stated that further details would be announced after his burial arrangements are made.
Reports say that Khusela was in Gauteng at the time. The Chief was just 43 at the time of his death. Tributes have been pouring in for the late Chief on various social media pages in the country.
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