He recently held a symbolic mass funeral for the 21 young people who lost their lives eNyoben Tavern in East London some people criticized it. They argue that it was a publicity stunt and an effort to spend taxpayers’ money.
They further claim that the idea of bringing empty coffins into the service was ill-conceived as it added to the suffering of the grieving families.
Last The victim of the Nyobeni tragedy was laid to rest Sunday Devastated and broken families continue to pick up the pieces after the death of a loved one.
16-year-old Azizipho Zilindile was the last eNyobeni victim to be laid to rest. Some people are not satisfied with the handling of the process.
Eugene Adams, a teacher of one of the students who died, said it was a waste of money and other efforts could have been made to help the parents because funerals are not just about a coffin and a grave. It’s also about feeding the bereaved and not letting the families of those buried today look like beggars.
Meanwhile, others disagree with this opinion. Siphenathi Ntshakaz, who is the deceased student’s uncle, says the funeral was very good.
“It was more of a commemoration, it went so well and the ministers did really well. He also added that they need more sponsors, especially in sports or anything that entertains children.
Meanwhile, the government maintains that all decisions have been made in consultation with the affected families.
Eastern Cape Government Acting Spokesperson Khuselwa Rantjie says: “The Eastern Cape Government wishes to inform South Africans that the service arrangements are the result of wider consultations between the closest relative, Avbob, and the Government. It is the common process that families have the final say in the disposition of their loved ones’ remains according to their faith. So the final approach was determined by these beliefs and preferences.”
The results of what led to the death of the 21 nurses have not yet been made public.
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eNyobeni’s mass funeral criticized as last victim laid to rest on Sunday – SABC News
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