North West MEC for Social Development has died on Thursday due to car accident in the Vryburg road.
The accident involved MEC Kgakgamatso Nkewu, two VIP protectors and a bicycle driver whose who has also passed on and his identity cannot be released at this stage as his family is yet to be officially informed.
NW Social Development MEC dies Kgakgamatso Nkewu
The two protectors who survived the accident are hospitalised and are in a critical state.
Acting Provincial government spokesperson Brian Setswambung said Premier Supra Mahumapelo received with shock the news of MEC’s 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.
“Yes there was an accident, but we cannot reveal the name at this stage, “Mohlakoana said.
Unconfirmed reports are that Kgakgamatso Nkewu MEC for Social Development and ANC provincial Treasure is the one involved in the accident.
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