North West MEC for Education and Sport Development, Sello Lehari introduced the Task Team to the bereaved family of a 7-year-old boy, who was allegedly stabbed to death at the school toilets by a 17 years old boy.
The purpose of the Task Team is to work with the family, school and the municipality to arrange for the funeral of the deceased .
Both the parents and the school management agreed that the memorial service will be held on Thursday, 29 November 2018 at Dikeledi Makapan Primary School, Makapanstad Village in the Moretele Local Municipality.
The family resolved that the funeral service will take place on Sunday, 02 December 2018 in Zimbabwe.
MEC Sello Lehari on behalf of the department conveyed a message of condolences to the family and assured them support.
“Today we are handing over the Task Team that is going to work with you to arrange the funeral of the deceased. We will walk with you every step of the way during these difficult times”,said Lehari.
Roy Karuweruwe, the father of the deceased appreciated the departmental support.
“We really thank the department for their support ever since the incident happened. Your support has made us strong and we feel that, we are not alone”, said Karuweruwe.