Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu passed away at the age of 90 in CapeTown. He was South Africa’s last surviving Nobel Peace Prize laureate. He left behind his wife Leah and four children and several grandchildren.
One SA movement leader Mmusi Maimane has paid tribute to the late Archbishop. Mmusi described Tutu as a giant and he revealed that he is saddened by the news of his passing.
He said Tutu was able to shape the theology of so many and values of South Africa. He went on to describe Tutu as the midwife to South Africa’s democratic project.
The politician likened Desmond Tutu to people likes of former South African president Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Ghandhi.
Mmusi Maimane sent his condolences to Desmond Tutu’s widow Leah and the whole family. He also acknowledged Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu’s contribution towards reconciliation in South Africa.
After his retirement, the late cleric Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu became part of global activists fighting for freedom, and equal rights.