menzi ngubane dad
Image date 18 March 2020, via Twitter: @Best9jamusic1

Menzi Ngubane’s father reportedly passed away

RIP, Baba Ngubane.

menzi ngubane dad
Image date 18 March 2020, via Twitter: @Best9jamusic1

Just days after Menzi Ngubane’s death made headlines, his family revealed to Daily Sun that his 90-year-old father also passed away. Family spokesperson Naomi Mokhele explains:

“Menzi’s father has also passed on today and the family is still trying to come to terms with the tragic loss”.

The cause of death has not yet be revealed. The passing of Baba Ngubane comes while family members are still preparing for Menzi to be lead to rest in Lady Smith.

The news shocked fans, who took to Twitter to express their grief. One user known only as Nomfundo asked, “Hhaybo Menzi Ngubane’s dad also passed away today”? Another added:

“Just in, Menzi Ngubane’s dad has passed away today. RIP to both father and son”.

This is a developing story; more to follow.

RIP Menzi Ngubane

On Saturday, family spokesperson Naomi Mokhele also said they “wish to mourn the passing of [their] beloved son in private and will communicate the funeral and other arrangements in due course”.

“As a family, we wish to thank everyone for their continued and sustained support and the prayers for our beloved son, whose battle with kidney failure & sugar diabetes had become an open secret over the years”.

The actor’s portrayal of Generations villain Sibusiso Dlomo graced South African screens for more than a decade and won him a place in a generation of South African’s hearts.

Now read: Remembering a legend: A roundup of Menzi Ngubane’s most iconic roles [videos]