Madzikane II Diko Biography
Nkosi Thandisizwe Madzikane II Diko is the husband of suspended Presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko. Khusela has been on a leave of absence for nearly six months now after it emerged that the Gauteng government had awarded her husband, Madzikane, a multi-million rand tender to provide personal protective equipment. Diko was a senior traditional leader and self-proclaimed king of the AmaBhaca.
Madzikane II Diko Age
Madzikane II Diko passed away on 21 February 2021 at the age of 43.
Madzikane II Diko Death
Madzikane II Diko passed away on 21 February 2021 in a hospital in East London following a short illness, the KwaBhaca Kingdom confirmed.
“It is with great sadness that KwaBhaca Great Kingdom announces the untimely passing of our King, His Majesty Madzikane II Diko,” the KwaBhaca Kingdom said in a statement. “Ingonyama Madzikane II Diko passed away in the afternoon of Sunday, 21 February 2021 in East London following short illness. ISizwe samaBhaca and the Royal family are still coming to terms with this shocking and painful loss of our beloved father, son and husband, and will make further announcements once the Kingdom has finalised the arrangements for the burial.
“We are humbled by the outpouring of support and grief since the news of His Majesty’s passing first became known. We thank you for keeping the family and iSizwe samaBhaca in your thoughts and prayers during this time of grief.”
Madzikane II Diko Cause of Death
Madzikane II Diko’s cause of death was not revealed. The KwaBhaca Kingdom said he died following a short illness. There are few details available on the exact nature of the illness that led to his death.