Durban – Management at the University of Free State has paid tribute to the late Education MEC, Tate Makgoe, who died in a car accident at the weekend.
Makgoe was 60.
His companion, Warrant Officer Piet Mdi, 50, who has been identified as his VIP police protection officer, also died.
Warrant Officer Richard Nkopane, who was driving the vehicle, survived the crash and is in hospital.
The University said Makgoe was a UFS council member as representative of the Free State premier for two terms.
The late MEC and the UFS collaborated on the Internet Broadcast Project from 2012 to 2022.
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