May 27, 2024

SABC confirms passing of Ukhozi FM news reader, Scelo Mbokazi

Scelo Mbokazi, Ukhozi FM news reader

The South African Broadcasting Service (SABC) has confirmed the passing of Scelo Mbokazi, Ukhozi FM veteran journalist and news reader. Mbokazi passed Friday 10 June.

He faced ill health prior his passing, causing him to take time off work. The SABC Izindaba confirmed his passing with a short statement “Former Ukhozi FM news reader, Scelo ‘Bishop’ Mbokazi has passed away. May his soul rest in peace and heartfelt condolences to his family.”

The family is yet to issue a formal statement, in the meantime, his colleague and listeners have been sending through condolence messages. “The SABC Newsroom has lost one of our favorites! I can’t believe it Bishop! Rest well Scelo… This place will never be the same without you! Scelo Mbokazi was a news reader on Ukhozi Fm. You’ve said your final sign off! I will miss our jokes with each other! LALA NGOXOLO,” Sareshen Pillay from Lotus FM said.