North West Premier, Prof Tebogo Job Mokgoro, has announced with profound sadness, that Mr Gordon Kegakilwe passed away on Monday, 06 July 2020 after a short and serious illness.
MEC Kegakilwe was admitted with COVID pneumonia at the Vryburg Private Hospital and was immediately put on oxygen and was transferred to a medical facility in Klerksdorp.
He was transported from Vryburg to Klerksdorp in an ambulance and upon arrival in Klerksdorp, he suffered a cardiac arrest and despite all the efforts by the medical personnel, he lost his life.
On behalf of the people and the Provincial Government, Premier Mokgoro has sent his condolences to the family and friends of the late MEC Kegakilwe.
May His Soul Rest in Peace.