Outgoing auditor-general Kimi Makwetu has passed away. He passed away at a Morningside hospital on Wednesday afternoon. The AG’s office has confirmed the news in a press statement.
His passing follows his diagnosis with stage four lung cancer in June 2018. “As the national audit office, we join the Makwetu family in mourning his death.
“We ask the public to keep the family in their thoughts as they come to terms with his passing and to give them the privacy and space to deal with his passing,” the AG’s office says in a statement.