It’s sad that people who served this country well are taken away like this.

The shocking death of Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu has left Mzansi in deep sorrow.

Death has robbed our beautiful country of a great, honest and intelligent mind.

Hearts are broken because South Africa has lost a true leader in Makwetu.

Makwetu was about to hand over the reins to his deputy, Tsakani Maluleke.

It’s hard to believe he’s no more.

He was a real warrior who died with his boots on.

Makwetu served the country with dedication, distinction and integrity.

He’s been consistent, persistent, excellent and world-class.

The government and Parliament let him and his office down by not acting on his recommendations.

We should make a solemn commitment never to abandon his proud legacy of clean and accountable administration.

  • Slight Ramphaka