Limpopo Agriculture MEC Joyce Mashamba will be accorded a provincial official funeral. Limpopo government spokesperson Phuti Seloba says they have met the bereaved family.

Mashamba died after a long illness last week. She was the longest serving MEC in the province.

The official memorial service will be held on Wednesday.

“The President of the Republic of South Africa has confirmed that the late MEC of Agriculture and Rural Development Mme Happy Joyce Mashamba qualifies for a Provincial Official Funeral Category One. The provincial government has met with the family and preparations for the family have commenced. The official memorial service will be held on the 27th of June 2018 at the University of Limpopo Great Tiro Hall at 10:00.”

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