President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken his time to pay tribute to the departed legend broadcaster, Bob Mabena.
The president stated that his death caused a lot of chaos as most of the legend’s fan were not expecting his death.
Recall, Mabena passed away on Monday, 10th August, 2020 in a Centurion hospital on Monday at the age of 51.
Many of his fellow celebrities also took to their social media to pay tribute to the legend.
However, Ramaphosa has applauded Mabena for the role he played in mentoring and paving the way for many emerging broadcasters to achieve their own success “in a dynamic and competitive entertainment and broadcast industry.”
In his condolense to his family, hew stated that the legend paved way for other broadcasters.
“Mabena represented a voice of black youth and an outlet for young black musical talents at a time when black people in South Africa had little yo look up to.”
“His exceptional talent and voice of reason and insight reached millions of South Africans in their homes, workplaces and vehicles.
It is very sad that such an iconic and household voice has gone silent. May his soul rest in peace,” says Ramaphosa.
“This is a sad loss not only to Bob’s family and friends, but to the broadcast fraternity and the country. His exceptional talent and voice of reason and insight reached millions of South Africans in their homes, workplaces and vehicles.”
May his soul rest in peace.