John Kani pays tribute to late George Bizos



John Kani has taken to his Twitter handle to pay tribute to the late activist and human rights lawyer, George Bizos.

This is coming after the news of lawyer George Bizos’ death.

George was born on 14 November, 1928 and died at age 92.

He has famously defended Nelson Mandela.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his death, saying Mr Bizos had “contributed immensely to our democracy”.

However, many has taken to their TL to share how sad they are after hearing the news of his death.

John took to Twitter to remember George, hailing him as one of the sharpest legal minds in SA history.

“Undoubtedly one of the most distinguished legal minds this country has ever produced, advocate George Bizos has passed away.”

The veteran actor said George was a friend and offered his condolences to the Bizos family.

“He was my friend. Masimbulele uThixo ngobomi bakhe. My deepest condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace.”

Other celebrities also took to their social media to pay tribute to the legend.

Actress Dineo Langa said: “Rest in eternal peace, George Bizos.

Musician JR added that George had lived “a full life”.

Sports presenter Mpho Letsholonyane said a giant had fallen and remembered his kindness towards her.

Author Lerato Tshabalala said George had “gone to meet his comrades” and said perhaps it was time now to be “our own heroes”.



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