-ANC Woman's League stalwart MPL Jacqueline Mofokeng, 62, and her daughter, 38, both died this week from Covid-19 related complications
- EFF politician Mbuyiseni Ndlozi took to social media to share his devastation at the loss and sent his condolences to the grieving Mofokeng family
-The politician's glum post had many social media users reflecting on the tragic effects of Covid-19 in the comments section
The ANC Women’s League is mourning the loss of its stalwart MPL Jacqueline Mofokeng and her devoted daughter due to Covid-19 complications.
Jacqueline's daughter, Thato Mofokeng, 38, unfortunately succumbed to Covid-19-related complications while undergoing treatment at a Pretoria hospital. The news must have proved too much for the elderly politician as she passed away her sleep only a day later.
Former EFF spokesman Mbuyiseni Ndlozi took to social media to share his dismay at the news. He writes:
"Covid 19 claims the life of Hon. Mofokeng, ANC MP (62 yrs) and her daughter (38 yrs). She died exactly a day after her daughter. It’s truly a sad story and it has happened in so many families. My prayers are with the rest of the Mofokeng family, who are also in quarantine"
The sad post definitely got many social media users reflecting on the recent pandemic and its consequences for everyday life. Read some of their comments below:
"She should have retired already. May their souls find peace."
"We have lost so many known and unknown citizens due to this terrible virus, mothers, fathers, children and the old age [sic], times have changed globally, we mourn with those who mourn and salute our doctors, nurses and healthcare workers."
"The sad part is that our people are being sent to the slaughterhouse by declaring October 2021 as local government elections month. How many more will die out of this recklessness?"
"Our deepest sympathy for the family."
"Two of our membership drops, let's visit them sokhwela ngejambo."
Meanwhile, in some other EFF-related news, Briefly News reported the EFF's Julius Malema and South African entertainer Malume Vinny seemingly have a very close bond.
Malema recently headed online to share a heartfelt birthday wish with the young performer. The heartwarming post from Malema dedicated to Vinny features not only a lovely snap of the two together but also some very warm and fatherly advice about life and living righteously. Malema writes:
"Happy Birthday Son @VinnyMalume; remain a focused young man. Don't do drugs and abuse of alcohol; never allow your circumstances to obliterate your bright future. Let them talk, kill them with perfect dance moves. Enjoy Papa,"
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