MEC BOSHIELO SADDENED BY DEATHS OF LEARNER


The Limpopo MEC for Education, Polly Boshielo has expressed her devastation at the deaths of two learners from Mutshipisi Primary School in Vhembe West Education District, and Semaneng Secondary School in Capricorn North Education district. Information at the disposal of the Department indicates that Ndivhuwo Mudau, a Grade 6 male learner at Mutshipisi Primary, committed suicide while at home on 5 June 2022. The circumstances surrounding this tragic incident have not been established.

The second learner is Mogau Mojela, a Grade 12 female learner attached to Semaneng Secondary, who died after sustaining serious injuries following a bus accident on 07 June 2022. The department is deeply saddened by these tragic incidents and accordingly sends heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families.

“We cannot even begin to fathom the pain of the bereaved families and we would like to convey our deepest condolences to the two families and the respective school communities during this difficult time of grief. It is sad to loose such young lives. We mourn with you and we must work together to support and comfort each other” MEC Boshielo said. The Department has accordingly dispatched psycho social teams to commence with trauma counselling for learners, educators, support stuff and the bereaved families.


 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 

 


 


 

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