Memorial service for Akhumzi Jezile to be held on Thursday

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A memorial service for television personality, Akhumzi Jezile, will be held at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg, Johannesburg, on Thursday.

Twenty nine-year-old Jezile was travelling to the Eastern Cape for a family ceremony last weekend when he was involved in a fatal crash on the N6 between Komani, formerly known as Queenstown and Jamestown in the Eastern Cape.

Two other artists were among the five victims who died in the crash. Jezile’s close friend and family spokesperson Percy Vilakazi says he will be laid to rest in Johannesburg on Saturday.

“We have finalised the memorial service and it will take place on Thursday at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg at 2pm and the funeral will also be at Rhema Bible cChurch starting at 9am on Saturday. The family is really trying to come to terms with the passing of Akhumzi, they are very heart broken and really crushed.”