Nkewu lost her life during an accident which also claimed a 19 year old cyclist.

Nkewu was on her way to an ANC campaign trail led by deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa in Taung. She was the provincial treasure of the ANC as well as deputy chairperson of ANCWL.

ANC women’s league president Bathabile Dlamini said Nkewu contributed her life in ensuring that the lives of the people becomes better.

“Nkewu was a unifier let us continue where she left of and make her proud wherever she is,” Dlamini said.

Dlamini said ANCWL will have to support the family throughout as Nkewu was a loyal member to the ANC and the league.

“We urge the father of the family, to be the father and mother , ANCWL needs to support the family too,” Dlamini said.

The ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete said it was worrying that the party has been loosing a lot of women who are in leadership.

“Nkewu’s ;life is worth celebrated, we need to continue with the struggle until we win the battle,” Mbethe said.

She said women are still vulnerable and exposed to abuse and sexual harassment.

“Women are very honest and reliable. ANC is the first organisation to put women on top positions in Africa,” Mbethe said.

Nkewu lost her life during an accident which also claimed a 19 year old cyclist.

Nkewu was on her way to an ANC campaign trail led by deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa in Taung. She was the provincial treasure of the ANC as well as deputy chairperson of ANCWL.

Nkewu was buried in Molelema village in Taung where she was born.

Her friend Seitiso Morwe said they are very hurt and dejected about what happened to Nkewu.

“God remains the source of hope, we lost a mother, leader and a mentor,” Morwe said.
North West Priemer Supra Mahumapelo also expressed shock and was saddened by Nkweku’s sudden death.

“This accident represents a tragic loss to the family, the North West Provincial Government and to the entire country .” The Provincial Government has lost an extremely hard working public representative who lost her life while on duty.” Mahumapelo said.

Meanwhile in deputy director general of the North West provincial government Aubrey Senne was buried on Saturday in Randburg.

Senne also died in a car accident in Pretoria.

SOURCE: The NewAge Newspaper

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