Former Botswana President, Ian Khama, has expressed his condolences to the families of the late Sasa Klaas (Sarona Motlagodi), who passed away on 5 March 2021 in a helicopter crash.
Writing on Facebook, President Khama said:
The Music and Arts industry has yet again suffered an immense loss of talent. It is terrible to hear about the sad departure of such a young life in a tragedy.
My deepest sympathy goes to the Motlhagodi family; I wish you peace and courage to face the days ahead, and to her fellow artists, hold on tight to her memories for comfort.
It is all in Gods hands. Rest In Peace Sarona ‘Sasa Klaas’ Motlhagodi. 🙏🏼
Sarona will be buried on Friday 12 March 2021. A memorial service was held for Sarona ‘s close friends and family this evening at a local church.