Mabuza hailed as ‘exemplary leader’, ‘champion’ of transformation | Citypress

Condolences continue to pour in following the death of former Eskom board chair and businessman Jabu Mabuza due to Covid-19 complications on Wednesday.

2021-06-17 06:20:00 PM

'Jabu was also a champion in leading the way for the transformation of the sector and was key to pushing for equal and added opportunities for black businesses and entrepreneurs, and for inspiring the emergence of black businesses and entrepreneurs.'

Condolences continue to pour in following the death of former Eskom board chair and businessman Jabu Mabuza due to Covid-19 complications on Wednesday.

“He was an exemplary leader and an advocate for clean governance. We are grateful for his service at Eskom and salute him for his enormous contribution to our country. His legacy will live on,” Eskom board chair Malegapuru Makgoba said in a statement on Thursday morning.

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These efforts resulted in the stabilisation of Eskom, improving investor and public confidence, and laying a solid foundation for the organisation’s turnaroundEskomMabuza was appointed to serve on the Eskom board by President Cyril Ramaphosa on January 20 2018. In July 2019, he acted as the power utility’s chief executive following the resignation of Phakamani Hadebe. He resigned from the organisation in January 2020.

The power utility said great strides were made during his tenure in addressing allegations of financial mismanagement and a myriad of issues related to lapses in governance processes and other internal controls within the organisation.“These efforts resulted in the stabilisation of Eskom, improving investor and public confidence, and laying a solid foundation for the organisation’s turnaround,” the statement reads. headtopics.com

Read: SA Tourism also said it was deeply saddened by the news of Mabuza’s passing, who previously chaired its board.The agency expressed its condolences to his family, friends and close associates.Mabuza held various leadership roles in the tourism industry and was first appointed to the SA Tourism board in 2003. In his nine years at the agency, he served six at the helm.

Jabu was also a champion in leading the way for the transformation of the sector and was key to pushing for equal and added opportunities for black businesses and entrepreneurs, and for inspiring the emergence of black businesses and entrepreneursSiyabonga Dube

“It’s a sad day for the nation to lose a person of his stature and calibre as he contributed to the success of many industries and sectors, including tourism,” SA Tourism board chair Siyabonga Dube said.“He led our organisation through tough times of the economic crisis in 2008/09 and then through the successful times of the 2010 Soccer World Cup, when the tourism sector enjoyed some of its greatest achievements from an arrivals and economic growth perspective.”

“Jabu was also a champion in leading the way for the transformation of the sector and was key to pushing for equal and added opportunities for black businesses and entrepreneurs, and for inspiring the emergence of black businesses and entrepreneurs,” Dube added. headtopics.com

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Mabuza left SA Tourism in 2012, but he continued to serve the industry through various capacities at Southern Sun, Tsogo Sun and Sun International.READ: Eskom defers disciplinary action against Jan Oberholzer – but he is not off the hook yetHe also served as South Africa’s representative on the board of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

The late businessman received the first minister’s award from then Minister of Tourism Marthinus van Schalkwyk during the inaugural Lilizela Tourism Awards in 2013, said the agency.The award recognises and rewards key tourism players and businesses working passionately and with pride to deliver a world-class product and service, and whose delivery grows South Africa’s global destination competitiveness.

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It ended in tears though Ninamanga Which Transformation ? Bull Shit What Are you serious? Thruth be told, this guy destroyed everything that was rebuild by BrianMbm1 koko_matshela and he was at the center of purging of black executives and replace them with Apartheid beneficiaries. Is this sn example. Mr Conveyor belt

😬😟😂😂😂 y'all really lie unprovoked 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 Why then is in thus such a mess today? Have you ever heard of a taxi driver who aspires for anything clean - you Guyz are crazy

Jabu Mabuza, boardroom leader and doyen of black business, diesAcclaimed business leader died of Covid-19 complications Boardroom leader or Boardroom misleader...this country is sold emini bebade. and ? What a loss!!

He was what🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 what a joke No! Thumamina media group u got it all wrong. No legacy left here n it was a flop to hv a taxi owner to rescue us from loadshedding You're joking 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 You have to be kidding, right? 13 years and SA citizens DO NOT have stable & affordable electricity. What did he achieve beside his fat salary

They just lie about him because he's dead, the long rubber thing was a disaster maan, what did he transform? That black long thing This thing of painting a good picture about a bad person when he's dead should stop, we all know how corrupt and incompetent the guy was, so please guys, Jamnandas guy is a failure

🤣🤣🤣🤣 We don't need to lie Tsk

Former Eskom board chairman Jabu Mabuza diesIt's understood former Eskom board chairperson Jabu Mabuza has died of COVID-19 related complications. Ubulewe mkgobholo Not Cyril yet, Eish. Covid never disappoints

Didn’t he get fired from Eskom for lying to the Nation? 😂 😂 😂 Where So eskom collapses after him That's what they always say about bloody sellouts, nothing new there! 😂😂😂😂 they waited for him to die Lol everyone keeps on talking about your diligence and honesty I must say that you are the best, thank you for transforming my life for the better financially JAmSRcharD

Former Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza dies of Covid-19 complicationsFormer Eskom board chair and businessman Jabu Mabuza passed away due to Covid-19 complications, his family confirmed on Wednesday night. Oh shizzar. He seemed like such a nice guy. RIP Terrible Loss! Finally something good comes out of Covid

Former Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza passes away due to Covid-19 | The CitizenFormer Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza passes away due to Covid-19 What a loss to the nation . Sincere condolences to his family. May his Soul rest in eternal peace . May his soul rest in peace 😞 Rest in Peace

Former Eskom board chair Jabu Mabuza passes awayJabu Mabuza is survived by his wife, Siviwe and three children. Too much money makes you eat all the unhealthy foods, lots of whisky and rubbish. Money is a killer. koko_matshela Read what happened to the hunter Shocking indeed Gone too soon

Former Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza has diedFormer Eskom chairperson Jabu Mabuza died on Wednesday, apparently as a result of Covid-19 complications. Covid is real let's take it very serious. Which vaccine did he take? 😏 May Juabu's soul rest in peace.