According to the division, the car crash which claimed his life came about on Friday, 24 September 2021, exterior Umthatha in the Eastern Cape.
Somgqeza served because the pinnacle of administrative center of Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Providers Phathekile Holomisa. He had beforehand labored as Divisional Supervisor of International Kinfolk in Parliament.
His dying comes as many are aloof coming to phrases with the lack of City of Johannesburg Mayor Jolidee Matongo, whose life modified into as soon as also claimed in a car accident. Matongo modified into as soon as coincidentally laid to leisure on the same day of Somgqeza’s accident.
Matongo’s accident came about on the Golden Highway finish to Soweto and claimed two other lives – electrician Sagel Singh and an unidentified pedestrian. Two of the gradual mayor’s bodyguards are aloof in sanatorium.
Minister Ronald Lamola pays tribute to Khaya Somgqeza
Reacting to Khaya Somgqeza’s sudden passing, Justice and Correctional Providers Minister Ronald Lamola described him as an experienced public servant who performed his duties with big dedication and commitment.
“His dying has despatched shockwaves in the ministry, as successfully as each departments under the ministry’s management,” Lamola acknowledged.
The minister has expressed his condolences to Somgqeza’s chums and household.
“His commitment to his work and his enormous expertise in diplomacy, enhanced kinfolk between the ministry and its varied stakeholders. Alongside with his captivating scrutinize for part, Somgqeza contributed tremendously in the direction of the ministry’s mandate of creating safer communities in the nation. His thoughtful insight will seemingly be sorely disregarded particularly when analysing varied experiences introduced sooner than the ministry”
Justice and Correctional Providers spokesperson Chrispin Phiri