Jackie Selebi played a crucial role in the liberation struggle and would be remembered

The late Former Police Commissioner Jake Selebi played a crucial role during the struggle and would be remembered said SA Communist Party on saturday.

Jackie Selebi“The SACP would like to send its condolences to his wife Anne, the family and all relatives and friends,” said¬† acting SACP spokesman Mhlekwa Nxumalo in a statement.

“We will always remember the role that was played by the fallen hero in the liberation struggle and also in the post 1994 period”

Mr Nxumalo further talked about Selebi’s involvement in fight against Apartheid and working with the Government after apertheid.

“Comrade Selebi played an important role in the repatriation of liberation axiles back into the country in the early 90’s, which members of the ANC and SACP”said Nxumalo.

And he talked about the positions he served in before taking the Police Commisioner duty,he served as a permanent representative of South Africa in the United Nations in Geneva  from 1995.

Mr Nxumalo said Selebi also contributed to South Africa while director general of Foreign Affairs in 1999.

The Azanian People’s Organisation (AZAPO) leader Itumeleng Mosala sent condolences to the Selebi family, he said Selebi deserve to be commended for the role he played in the struggle against aparheid.

 

 

Xolani Ngema

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