The MPUMALANGA Department of Education will in collaboration with the Nkomazi Local Municipality convene a Memorial Service for the six learners who killed following taxi and a bus accident 31 August in KaMdladla in Nkomazi Local Municipality.
The Memorial Service is scheduled to take place on Thursday, 06 September,at the Light Christian Fellowship Church at KaMdladla Village, at 13:00.
The names of the learners who passed away are
Simphiwe Hlophe; grade 12 (20 yrs)
Zinhle Mhlongo; grade 12 (23yrs)
Simphiwe Mpapane; grade 12(19 yrs.)
Nompumelelo Mashaba; grade 11 (18 yrs.)
Sithole Mbuso grade 9 (17yrs.)
and Sinenhlanhla Masuke; grade 4 (10yrs).
The MEC for Education Sibusiso Malaza, Executive Mayor of Nkomazi Local Municipality Johan Mkhatshwa, and Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Education, Sport and Recreation, Thulisile Khoza, will grace the Memorial Service.
A joined Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, 08 September. The times and venue will be confirmed on the day of the Memorial Service.