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Look at what was spotted on the CASKET of Mgilija, as he was taken to his final rest


THE National Freedom Party (NFP) and the Injenje yabeNguni Council have urged provincial premier Sihle Zikalala to hold a provincial burial for induna Zihogozelanga "Mgilija" Nhleko.


The council, which promotes Zulu nationalism, and the NFP stated that Mgilija was still the official commander of the Zulu regiments despite his dismissal, and that his dismissal could not be taken seriously because he was not fired by the monarch who appointed him to the position.


The Zulu regiment's commander, Mladen "Mgilija" Nhleko, was laid to rest today in front of nearly 500 people. Image



Crowds gathered in Nhlalangwenya hamlet in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, to pay their respects to Nhleko, including Amabutho. He died on Monday, at the age of 72, at Nongoma's St Benedict Hospital, following a long illness.


In July, Nhleko was chastised for sending troops to Nkandla before ex-President Jacob Zuma surrendered to the authorities. Nhleko is also known for leading the regiment of the late Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu from Nongoma's CBD to Nongoma's Kwa Khethomthandayo Palace. Image



His relatives described him as a man with a solid foundation who cared deeply about those in need. One of his daughters-in-law, Mamkhize Nhleko, spoke at his funeral and thanked the Zulu royal house and the villagers for their support. She claimed that the Zulu tribe was shocked to learn of Nhleko's death. Mbongeni Nhleko described his father's personality as charismatic.


"When we first arrived in this village, there was no network or electricity, but he quickly fixed the problem." "We now have houses and lighting, and we know he wished for more for his community," he explained. Nhleko leaves behind three wives and six children. picture picture


This was, without a doubt, a unique funeral. Mgilija's casket was adorned with Zulu attire on top. It is a unique type of funeral, and Zulus have shown their appreciation for culture.


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'Mgilija' Nhleko, Zulu regiment leader, was laid to rest (iol.co.za)


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