MEC Lesufi devastated by the death of two educators in Garankuwa

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Tebogo Msimanga |

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he is deeply saddened by the unfortunate death of two educators from Lekgalong Primary School in Ga-Rankuwa Zone 1, who were allegedly murdered on Monday, 21 March 2022.

Gauteng Education Spokesperson Steve Mabona said according to the information at their disposal, the 27-year-old and 26-year-old female educators were allegedly shot dead by one of the educator’s partner at approximately 15h00 on Monday. “Circumstances surrounding this incident are being investigated by the police.”

The Gauteng Department of Education has extended Psycho-Social support to both the affected families and the school community.

“We are devastated at this gruesome act of criminality that has taken the lives of two of our youngest and brightest educators. We extend our deepest condolences to the family and all affected members of the Lekgalong Primary School community,” said MEC Lesufi.

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