Scelo Mbokazi Biography
Scelo Mbokazi was a senior SABC Journalist and a bulletin presenter on SABC radio station Ukhozi FM. His works have lived an imprint for others to follow. His time on earth has been impactful to many. However, due to an illness, he spent his last days off-air to take care of himself. It is unknown what kind of sickness he was suffering from that had cost his life. Find out other interesting things about him as you read on.
Scelo Mbokazi Age: How old was he?
Scelo Mbokazi was born on 29 October, 1963. He was 59 years at the time of his death. He is believed to have lived a well spent life.
Much about his educational life hasn’t been released to the general public. He is one known to have achieved so much when it comes to education. He is a well trained radio presenter, so passionate and determined to give the best.
Scelo Mbokazi Wife
He was married to his lovely wife, Mrs. Grace Mbokazi, together they had children.
What is the cause of Scelo Mbokazi’s Death?
The news about his death was first confirmed by SABC, saying: Ukhozi FM veteran journalist and news reader Scelo Mbokazi, who had been sick for some time is dead. The South African Broadcasting Service (SABC) has confirmed that Ukhozi FM veteran journalist and news reader Scelo Mbokazi has passed away.
Mbokazi had been off the air for some time due to ill health. He reportedly passed away on Friday, 10 June 2022.
In a brief statement, SABC Izindaba confirmed Mbokazi’s passing. “Former Ukhozi FM news reader, Scelo ‘Bishop’ Mbokazi, has passed away. May his soul rest in peace, and heartfelt condolences to his family.”
“Mbhishobhi Omkhulu/The Bishop,” as Mbokazi was popularly called, by his fans. This name was attributed to him because of his distinctive style of delivering news bulletins. He was also famous for his cheerful mood, sense of humor, and unique sign-off.
Heartfelt condolences and tributes have been pouring in from Mbokazi’s colleagues at the SABC, especially in the Durban newsroom.
“The SABC Newsroom has lost one of our favorites! I can’t believe it, Bishop! Rest well, Scelo… This place will never be the same without you! Scelo Mbokazi was a news reader on Ukhozi Fm. You’ve said your final sign-off! I will miss our jokes with each other! LALA NGOXOLO,” Sareshen Pillay from Lotus FM said.
Mbokazi’s cause of death is yet unknown, and his family is yet to tell us exactly what killed him. However, a spokesperson for the family Mhlengi Mbokazi, says the family is in mourning. “We have suffered a huge loss and are devastated about the passing of Scelo Mbokazi,” he added.
Scelo Mbokazi is survived by his wife, two sons, daughter and father.
Scelo Mbokazi Funeral
uMbhishobhi Omkhulu (The Bishop) has been laid to rest today been 18th of June 2022, at his home town in eMangethe, KwaNgqofela.
Scelo Mbokazi Ukhozi FM Career
Scelo Mbokazi is a radio presenter who works for Ukhozi FM radio at South Africa. The duration at which he worked there wasn’t disclosed by the Fm station, but he was among the top faces of the organization.
Scelo Mbokazi Net Worth
As at the time of his death, Scelo Mbokazi’s net worth wasn’t disclosed to the general public.