Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

President Zuma Extends Condolences on the Passing of Minister Mapisa-Nqakula's Father

PRETORIA, South Africa, December 7, 2017/APO Group/ --

President Jacob Zuma has extended his condolences to the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, and her family on the sad passing of her father, Mr Douglas Vakele Mapisa.

“We wish to express our deepest condolences to Minister Mapisa-Nqakula and her family at this hour. May they find strength to cope with the difficulty and deep-seated pain that the passing of a parent brings to any household. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mapisa and Nqakula families at this trying time,” said President Zuma.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Republic of South Africa: The Presidency.