Saturday, 27 March 2021 21:11

Staff Reporter.

Messages of condolences are pouring for Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane and her family after her mother passed away.

Martha Geli Mkhwebane passed away on Saturday.

This was confirmed by Mkhwebane’s spokesperson, Oupa Segalwe to Independent Media.

"Mkhwebane’s mother passed away on the morning of 27 March 2021,"said Segalwe.

A message from Mkhwebane was also shared on Twitter.

It read: "Thank you for your love and support.You remained resolute on prayer during all challenges and attacks I faced. Thank you for leaving me with the gift of prayer and we shall overcome. I love you, Busisiwe".

Messages and tributes were shared in various social media platforms.

On Thursday, Mkhwebane made a brief appearance in the Pretoria Magistrates Court where the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) requested more time to deliberate atop the merit of her representations seeking the three counts of perjury she’s facing to be relinquished.