Makhenkesi Stofile’s memorial service will be hosted today by the Eastern Cape government in partnership with the University of Fort Hare.
The Rev Stofile, a former Eastern Cape premier and chancellor of Fort Hare, will be remembered at a service at the Abbotsford Christian Centre in East London at 10am. Stofile, 71, died last week following an illness. Provincial government spokesman Sizwe Kupelo said a condolences book would be available at the Union Buildings, in parliament, at the provincial Office of The Premier, at the University of Fort Hare and at Stofile’s family home.
Stofile’s funeral will be held on Thursday.