Dr Sam Gulube Death – Obituary, Former Secretary Of Defense Dies At 67

Dr Sam Gulube Death – Obituary, Dr Sam Gulube Cause Of Death

Former Secretary of Defense and head of the department of defense, Dr Sam Makhudu Gulube has passed away July 11, 2021 at age 67. He had recently retired as secretary for defense and head of the department of defense, after he served eight years as an incumbent.

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said, ”Dr Sam Makhudu Gulube, was an unassuming, quiet, humble and highly intelligent person, will be missed for his contributions. South Africa has lost a great son and he will be deeply missed by all.”  There are no specific details surrounding the circumstances of his death.

According to a  reliable source, ”He was also a former chairperson of the Medical Advisory Board of the Presidency of South Africa, the national medical director of the South Africa National Blood Service and as CEO of the Universal Service Agency. He has also held various leadership positions with the Medical Research Council, the National department of health, as a surgeon in the military, and at the University of South-Florida College of Medicine.”


Tributes And Condolences

Tributes and condolences are being shared across social media timelines over the passing of Gulube. It is with a deep sense of loss that friends and families mourn their beloved one who has died unexpectedly.

It is in the spirit of this mourning that we extend our condolences to the family of Gulube and everyone affected by the passing.


Dr Sam Gulube Obituary

The family’s privacy must be observed at this difficult time. This publication is a piece of noteworthy information only and does not serve as an obituary announcement for Gulube. The obituary would be officially released by the family.  Details of the deceased burials, funeral, and other related ceremonies would rightfully be published by the family of the deceased in their chosen online platform.

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