The Passing On of Mrs Motlanthe [press release]

The African National Congress has learnt with sadness about the passing way of Mrs Masefako Sophia Motlanthe, the mother of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe.

The passing of Mrs Motlanthe, while not unexpected as she was of aanced age, is a loss not only to the Motlanthe family. It is a loss to the ANC family and indeed the entire South African society.

The ANC expresses its sincerest condolences to the Motlanthe family for their loss.

The ANC wishes the Motlanthe family strength in this difficult time of dealing with their bereavement. To the Motlanthe family we say: take solace from the knowledge that all South Africans share your pain and are with you as you prepare to lay to rest your beloved mother.

Mrs Motlanthe is survived by her three sons and grandchildren. May the soul of Mrs Motlanthe rest in eternal peace.

Issued by

Jackson Mthembu

National Spokesperson

African National Congress


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Source : African National Congress