By Ramotswedi Rammutla July 10, 2020
Mahikeng: The funeral of Mothibedi Gordon Kegakilwe got underway on Friday July 10 from 07:00 am this morning in Huhudi. The category 1 Provincial Official Funeral of the late for North West Department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs was held under COVID-19 Lockdown Regulations.
The funeral service was streamed on different media platforms including a live streaming on the Office of the Premier Facebook page. South Africans had a chance to witness the send off of one of the top government officials affected by the pandemic as it rages on across the world. Kegakilwe succumbed to COVID-19 on Monday at a healthy facility in Klerksdorp. The funeral was attended by family and friends while condolences poured in from different parts of society.
Mourners look on as Mothibedi Gordon Kegakilwe’s coffin is hoisted down wrapped in plastic. This as a precautionary measure to contain any further spread of the virus to family and those at the funeral.