Former Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza passes away

Jabu Mabuza is survived by his wife, Siviwe and three children.

FILE: Former Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza at a press briefing at Lethabo power station. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Former Eskom board chair and businessman Jabu Mabuza has passed away of COVID-19 complications.

Mabuza had a long career in business, starting as a taxi owner in the 1980s. In recent years he served as Eskom Acting CEO and Chairperson, group CEO of Tsogo Sun and chair of the Telkom board.

The news of his passing was announced on Wednesday evening.

In a statement, his loved ones described him as a pillar of strength and a servant to his country who fought gallantly for political and economic freedom for all South Africans.

He is survived by his wife, Siviwe and three children.

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