Oskido mourns his father Esaph Mdlongwa
Condolences Bhuda 🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿— Black Coffee (@RealBlackCoffee) October 15, 2020
According to reports Mdlongwa ad a lengthy battle with diabetes and succumbed to Covid-19 after being admitted earlier this week.
As the nation of Batlokwa, we have dearly lost a giant who was passionate about unity of Batlokwa all across SADC. May the Royal Highness Kgosi. Esaph rest in peace amongst our gallant ancestors, his values live in us, Mdlongwa, Mbathangwe, Machaka Maimela #RipKgosiEsaph pic.twitter.com/dbjSzfcHoI— Kgosana ea Batlokoa (@MotlokwaTeboho) October 15, 2020
Coommenting on the sad incident MDC Alliance vice-president Welshman Ncube said "He was firm, principled, compassionate, kind and trusting ... He dedicated his entire life to the struggles of the working class, the poor and the downtrodden. The giant of a man, Esaph Mdlongwa, the consummate nationalist trade unionist cum politician who was a mentor and a father figure to those of us whom he took under his protective wing, departs this world when the country he loved so dearly is in great strife."
It's with great sadness 2 let you know that I have lost my old man due to COVID19, a great man who inspired me to understand the value of life. So long Mdala, rest well. I will see you again in the next lifetime. You've showed us a way & shone the light Akwehlanga lungehlang 🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/7rs7Dixiou— LegendLive (@OskidoIBelieve) October 15, 2020