Lekgwathi's eatery, which was at first situated in Kliptown, Soweto, was returned in Southdale, southern Johannesburg last week after it had been totally annihilated during last year's plundering, with Lekgwathi assessing the harms at R400 000 at that point.
"I'm lowered and thankful in light of the fact that finally we figured out how to send off or to re-open Grootman and the send off went quite well," he told iDiski Times.
"Individuals came in numbers to help, yet we actually need to adhere to the guidelines of COVID-19. What's more no doubt, individuals come in numbers.
"Indeed it was not just the players or the legends, even like entertainers and vocalists they came to help me, so they came to help since they were so glad, they found out about the plundering.
"What's more it was great to see my previous mentor Augusto Palacios, Dr Khumalo cutting the lace with me, any semblance of Yeye Letsholonyane, my previous partners, Thandani Ntshumayelo, Thabo Matlaba and my MC of the day Brighton Mhlongo and my companions, Magents Edward Motale, you realize the rundown is unending.
"Much thanks, particularly to the general population and to the finance managers and to the associations you know for ensuring I'm back on my on my feet."
Lekgwathi additionally uncovered how previous Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande assisted him with remaking 'Grootman'.
"We tracked down the site where to begin the shop, I recollect that I was occupied with MTN 8," he says.
"My colleague met with him [Katsande] on the grounds that he has a development business so he said he can assist us with setting up the shop and the shop looks decent."
"He's worked really hard, you know, with sensible expenses and not failing to remember one of my companions Pule, he came in, in light of the fact that I think there was a period where he (Katsande) was occupied so Pule came in to complete the final details."
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