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EFF Says It Will Pay Funeral Costs Of Supporter Who Fell To Death During Their Celebration Rally

The supporter, who had joined over 95,000 others at the stadium to celebrate the red berets' anniversary, allegedly fell from level five to level two on Saturday afternoon at the FNB Stadium.

EFF Says It Will Pay Funeral Costs Of Supporter Who Fell To Death During Their Celebration Rally-SurgeZirc SA
EFF Says It Will Pay Funeral Costs Of Supporter Who Fell To Death During Their Celebration Rally

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), who marked its 10th anniversary with a big rally at Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium on Saturday, have pledged to pay for the funeral of a supporter who died on Saturday.

The supporter, who had joined over 95,000 others at the stadium to celebrate the red berets’ anniversary, allegedly fell from level five to level two on Saturday afternoon at the FNB Stadium.

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Police in Gauteng said that an inquest docket into the death of the supporters had been opened, and that detectives were examining the circumstances surrounding his death.

The man is thought to have been dancing when he fell from level five of the stadium’s stands.

“The EFF is aware of the unfortunate passing of an attendee to the 10th Anniversary Rally at FNB Stadium, who according to reports, fell to his death on the day of the event from one of the stands. We send our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased, and pray that his soul rests in eternal peace.

“The leadership of the EFF will visit the family of the deceased, and take care of all funeral arrangements in honour of his life, as someone who formed part of the historic celebration of our movement,” the party said in a statement on Sunday evening.

The EFF issued a statement thanking the people of South Africa, the continent, and the world for participating in the EFF’s 10th Anniversary Rally and all of its celebrations leading up to the historic rally at FNB Stadium.

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In honour of its tenth anniversary, the party had been on a joyful spree in recent weeks.

The EFF’s charitable, developmental, and educational efforts paved the way to FNB Stadium.

They included the creation of infrastructure for old age homes, orphanages, and disability centres in all nine provinces of South Africa. The EFF also gave R100,000 to each of these centres to help with their most pressing needs. The EFF has now adopted these centres and will use them.

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Elize Coetzee for SurgeZirc SA
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Elize Coetzee, a seasoned journalist, is the driving force behind SurgeZirc SA’s world news and world politics coverage. With an unwavering commitment to truth, Elize delves into global affairs, providing live updates, in-depth investigations, and thought-provoking analysis. Whether it’s geopolitical tensions, international diplomacy, or breaking stories, Elize’s incisive reporting keeps readers informed and engaged.
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