MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR DECEASED CAR ACCIDENT STUDENT
moment of silence was observed for one student who died in a car accident in Lesotho on 20 October.
The graduation bound None Aaron Rantekor (24) finished his Diploma in Human Resource Management but unfortunately lost his life almost two months before the graduation ceremony. His father, Jobo Rantekor, who attended the graduation ceremony together with other family members, said his son was laid to rest on November 3. He took to the podium to take the scroll on behalf of his late son and he
Awas comforted by the guest of honour Minister of Public Service Christian Ntshangase and IDM management.
“We had to come to the graduation because it is one way of healing and finding closure. It was hard but holding his scroll gave me the healing that I needed,” he said, while sobbing.
Students were in a noticeable sombre mood as the gathering stood up to observe the moment of silence and His Majesty’s Correctional Services band played a hymn in honour of the deceased student.