Fikile Mbalula pays tribute to late Gee Six Five



Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula has taken to his social media to pay tribute to the late viral sensation Olpha “Gee Six Five” Selepe.

Gee Six Five died in the early hours of yesterday as the sad news was confirmed by her niece Sbu Mpungose.

According to the family, they revealed that Gee was diagnosed with Covid-19 on Monday and had to be isolated.

But unfortunately, the news came out this morning that she has passed away.

Many have taken to their social media to pay their condolences to the star.

On Twitter, Mbalula said the viral sensation “was a gift to all of SA”.

Mbalula tweeted: “She came at a time when most of us were despondent because of how unfair this year [has been] to everyone”

“She became a light and promise to many that dreams can be achieved at whatever age.”

One SA Movement leader Mmusi Maimane said Gee Six Five’s death had left him in shock.

“My deepest condolences to the family, friends, and work colleagues. I will keep you in my prayers,” said Maimane.



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