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Former KZN Premier, Dr. Ben Ngubane succumbs to covid-19.

Former KwaZulu-Natal Premier and Eskom chairperson Dr. Ben Ngubane has passed away due to Covid-19 complications at Melomed Private Hospital in Richards Bay.

Ngubane died in the early hours of Monday morning after falling ill about two weeks ago.

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has conveyed his condolences to the family of former KwaZulu-Natal Premier and former Eskom board Chairperson Dr. Ben Ngubane.

According to Zikalala Dr. Ngubane was crucial in building fraternal relations with the leadership of the ANC.

“He always had a steady hand and was imbued with the skill and wisdom to handle delicate situations with tact and due sensitivity. He made a monumental contribution to peace, and the building a new democratic, non-racial, non-sexist and prosperous South Africa.

“We pay tribute to Dr Ngubane for a life well-lived, and thank him and his family for a sterling contribution to the new South Africa,” added Zikalala.

Tributes continue to pour in on Social Media.

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