Luzuko Nteleko’s family speaks out about Actor’s death
The family of Luzuko Nteleko have issued an official statement confirming that the actor lost his battle with cancer on Monday.
In the statement, the Nteleko family also confirmed that the actor was diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer in 2019. Muvhango
“We are deeply saddened and hurt by his passing. Luzuko was love personified; he was peace, courage and strength.
“He fought a good fight until he met his untimely death on June 21,” read the statement.
The family also extended their gratitude to the “medical and spiritual team” that supported the star during his “fight against brain cancer”.
The news of Nteleko’s death broke on social media on Tuesday morning, following an announcement by his sister, Nomsa Nteleko.
“How do we even begin Ndlovu … Dear God #RIPLuzukoNteleko,” posted Nteleko.
Social media has been filled with an outpouring of support for the family as fans and industry friends expressed heartfelt condolences to the Nteleko family and paid tribute to the star.
“Each day, we lose one. Each day. He has taken a special part of the art with him. Only a few will understand 💔😭. Go well mntase💔. #RIPLuzukoNteleko,“ commented actress and TV host Thembisa Mdoda.
— Thembisa Liyema Nxumalo (@tembisa) Each day, we lose one. Each day. He has taken a special part of the art with him. Only a few will understand 💔😭. Go well mntase💔.
June 21, 2021
“Yoooh King 😢. I’m lost for words after such a great fight you pulled aaah mfe2. The forever generous great smiling lion,” said actor Wiseman Mncube. Uzalo
— Wiseman Mncube
(@wiseman_mncube) Yoooh King 😢. I’m lost for words after such a great fight you pulled aaah mfe2. The forever generous great smiling lion 🕊️🕊️🕊️
June 22, 2021
“Lala ngoxolo mfanakithi.Kufa awunoni!!,” said
actor Andile Mxakaza.