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Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize: ‘She was fit for cause,’ Ramaphosa says

Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize: ‘She was fit for cause,’ Ramaphosa says

The slack Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has now left a void for the duration of the African National Congress (ANC), President Cyril Ramaphosa has mentioned.

Ramaphosa had nothing however praise for Mkhize, who was laid to relaxation on Saturday, 25 September 2021. Enjoy many others, the president hailed her for her work ethic, describing Mkhize as a dedicated and consummate educated.

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He delivered the unswerving eulogy at her ship-off.

Mkhize, who was Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Ladies, Early life and Folk with Disabilities, died on the age of 69 from lung cancer.

“I regard her as a girl for all seasons. She was fit for cause in whatever role she was assigned to. We knew that whatever portfolio she was assigned to, she would throw herself completely into it and settle it upon herself to transform completely conversant in the field,” Ramaphosa mentioned.

He extra acknowledged that Mkhize leaves them for the duration of a severe time because the birthday celebration is on the campaign lumber ahead of the native govt elections, that are impart to settle impart on 1 November 2021.

“I will omit working into her in the assorted corridors the set she’d pull me aside for shortly chats which were concise and to the purpose. When she spoke of complications, she also told me how she was resolving them. I was truly fortunate to own had her as a member of my workforce,”

Hlengiwe Mkhize’s young other folks pay tribute

Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize’s daughter spoke of how her mom was identified with lung cancer not long after then president Jacob Zuma appointed her Home Affairs Minister in 2017.

“Ever the dedicated and servant chief, mom had requested us to advise her on the physician’s locations of work. My dad and l stood in the parking space in shock, thinking, what now?,” Dr Zinzi Mkhize mentioned.

“A broad quantity of blood assessments, scans and radiation, a Covid-19 diagnosis, which included an admission in July 2020. A day or two after being discharged and being sent home with oxygen she went to aid the (Andrew) Mlangeni family in preparation for his funeral,”

Dr Zinzi Mkhize

Prof Hlengiwe Mkhize: ‘She was fit for cause,’ Ramaphosa says