Shell South Africa mourns Madiba’s Loss
Dec 06, 2013
Shell South Africa is saddened by the passing away of former South African President Nelson Mandela.
On behalf of the company, Bonang Mohale, Shell South Africa Country Chairman, said:
“He was a political stalwart, a champion for peace and democracy and a beacon of hope to many throughout the globe. He delivered our country from extreme oppression into the democracy we have enjoyed since 1994.
We thank Madiba for his exemplary leadership throughout the years and we honour his selfless dedication to transformation and the peace initiatives throughout the African continent and beyond. Above all, we celebrate his love for children and firm belief that children are the future of our country.
Although revered as a world icon, President Mandela remained a symbol of honour and humility to his community. He was accessible to all.
All of us at Shell South Africa mourn Madiba’s passing. We say farewell to a hero who laid a firm foundation for the opportunities that are today available to us today.
Hamba Kakuhle Tata (Farewell Father). Thank you for leading us from darkness to light and teaching us reconciliation in word and deed.”
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