Menzi Ngubane’s father Baba Ngubane celebrates his 90th birthday.
Photo: Twitter/ @menzingubaneza
Speaking to Channel24, the Ngubane family spokesperson Bonginkosi Ngubane said that relatives were “still in shock” as news broke of Menzi Ngubani’s father’s death on Tuesday.
Menzi died on Saturday, and a statement released by Sebabatso Media confirmed that the Generations actor died of a stroke.
Menzi’s father, affectionally called Baba Ngubane, died on Tuesday.
Celebrating his father’s 90th birthday last year, Menzi shared a tribute post to his father on social media, saying: “I consider myself a son to him and still run to him for advice. He’s the strongest human being I’ve ever known, knowledgeable & I’m humbled to experience and learn from his wisdom.”
This past weekend marked the most important celebration in my life. My dad turned 90yrs & my Queen and I decided to bring family & friends together to honour our most cherished gentleman, my dad. I feel very blessed to have him in my life, as much as I’m a father myself, pic.twitter.com/3cITunHnwk
— @MenziNgubaneZA (@menzingubaneza) March 17, 2020
Speaking to Channel24, Bonginkosi said that he was unable to share further details about Menzi’s father’s death.
“It came as a shock as we were still preparing to lay Menzi to rest. All of a sudden, the father is no longer. We are still shocked because it was late. But I will be able to share what transpired at a later time as the day goes by,” he said.
According to Sunday World a source close to the family said: “He was broken by his son’s death… we suspect it’s heart failure.”
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Publish date : 2021-03-17 07:55:10