Extra particulars have emerged concerning the demise of Free State Schooling MEC Tate Makgoe, who was killed when the car he was travelling in crashed into cows on the N1 exterior Winburg within the early hours of Sunday.
Premier Mxolisi Dukwana has advised the media in Bloemfontein that the 59 years previous MEC died in a crash whereas on his manner from honouring a church dedication.
Makgoe and his bodyguard Vuyo Mdi have been pronounced lifeless on the scene, whereas the driving force of the car was injured and brought to hospital.
Makgoe grew to become the Schooling MEC in Could 2009. Throughout his tenure, the Free State had the very best matric move fee within the nation in 4 consecutive years.
Tributes pour in
The Primary Schooling Minister Angie Motshekga has described the demise of the Free State Schooling MEC Tate Makgoe as a “large loss” to the nation’s training sector.
Minister @Angie_Motshekga shocked and saddened on the passing of Free State Schooling MEC Tate Makgoe
The Minister says the MEC contributed immensely not solely to the provincial training division however to the sector as an entire.
Could his soul relaxation in relaxation. pic.twitter.com/CgYHk3P6We
— Dep. Primary Schooling (@DBE_SA) March 5, 2023
The Gauteng Schooling MEC Matome Chiloane says the requirements that Makgoe set within the primary training sector will stay a legacy that can encourage generations to come back.
The Gauteng Schooling Division’s spokesperson, Steve Mabona says, “MEC Makgoe efficiently led Free State’s primary training sector, enabling it to attain South Africa’s greatest matriculant outcomes for 4 consecutive years operating. He exemplified the excellence of our nation’s public education system.”
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