Mgilija Nhleko was the leader of the Zulu regiments until his expulsion in July this year after he was accused by the AmaZulu royal house of leading Amabutho to support former President Jacob Zuma against his incarceration without being sanctioned by the royal house.
Tributes pours in the following of the passing of the former Amazulu regiments leader who goes by the name of Mgilija Nhleko who was also considered as a legend, however His death was announced Injenje yabeNguni Council in the late hours yesterday.
According to the Injenje yabeNguni Council, Nhleko passed away on yesterday late on the 08 of November 2021 after he has been unwell in recent months.
In July, he was dismissed by the traditional council presiding over his area of Nongoma after participating in a pro-former president Jacob Zuma protest in Nkandla, However, the Zulu regiment commander was reinstated after apologising to the local council.
He was not only considered as a zulu legend only but also as a brave warrior, his death has caused sadness to many people and anger among many as they feel robbed of a proud glistening Nguni.
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