Umalusi conveys a message of condolences to the family of MEC Mandla Makupula

Umalusi, the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education
and Training, joins the education fraternity in conveying its deepest
condolences to the family of the late Mr Mandla Makupula, a Member of the
Executive Council for Education (MEC) in the Eastern Cape, who passed away
earlier today after a long illness.

Umalusi officials will remember the late Mr Makupula as a very insightful and
knowledgeable MEC who was passionate about education in his deployment
as the Eastern Cape Education MEC. He will likewise be remembered for his
collegial demeanour, as well as his thoughtful and constructive comments
during his stakeholder meetings with Umalusi officials.

When he learned of this shocking news, the CEO of Umalusi, Dr Mafu
Rakometsi, extended his heartfelt condolences to Mr Makupula’s family, “We
mourn with the family of the late Mr Makupula and wish them strength during
this difficult time. On behalf of Council and Umalusi staff, I convey our sincere
condolences to the entire family” he said.

Lucky Ditaunyane
Senior Manager: Public Relations and Communications
lucky@umalusi.org.za
(012) 349 1510 x 208 (Office)
083 227 6074 (Cell)