According to a media statement released by the South African Government News Agency, President Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to Marshoff’s family and friends. Marshoff passed away on Saturday, leaving behind a legacy of service to the people of the Free State province.
“The President has expressed his condolences to the family and friends of former Free State Premier, Beatrice Marshoff, who passed away on Saturday. The President has acknowledged the contribution that Marshoff made to the people of the Free State province during her time in office,” said the statement.
In a separate statement, Roy Jankielsohn, the Free State Leader of the Democratic Alliance, has also expressed his sadness at the passing of Marshoff. Jankielsohn has praised Marshoff for her dedication to public service and for her commitment to improving the lives of the people of the Free State. “The DA is saddened by the death of Beatrice Marshoff. She was a dedicated public servant who worked tirelessly to improve the lives of the people of the Free State. Her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of all those who knew her,” said Jankielsohn.
COPE Spokesperson, Dennis Bloem, has also expressed his condolences, describing Marshoff as a “dedicated public servant who served the people of the Free State with distinction.” “COPE is saddened by the passing of former Free State Premier, Beatrice Marshoff. She was a dedicated public servant who served the people of the Free State with distinction. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this difficult time,” said Bloem in a statement quoted by EWN News.
Marshoff served as the Premier of the Free State from 2004 to 2009. During her time in office, she implemented a number of initiatives aimed at improving service delivery and promoting economic growth in the province. Her passing has been met with sadness and condolences from across the political spectrum. Marshoff will be remembered as a dedicated public servant who worked tirelessly to improve the lives of the people of the Free State.