Bob mabena daughter: South Africa remains in shock following the death of radio icon Bob “The Jammer” Mabena. The 51-year old star died from a asystole on Monday afternoon.
After his passing, Power FM released a press release that read: “It is with deep grief and pain that we announce Power 98.7 Breakfast host, Bob Mabena gave up the ghost this afternoon, from asystole .”
“The family is coming to terms together with his passing and respectfully requests the general public to afford them the acceptable space, “continued the statement.
Giving the accounts of Mabena’s last moment during interview on Power FM, station head Given Mkhari said: “He (Mabena) had been admitted to hospital on Saturday.
He was discharged this morning [Monday] and on the way home with Mrs Mabena, he started experiencing some more pains.
They drove back to the hospital and once I received the hospital he was at ICU.
He continued: “We were called into an area where they pronounced that he had given up the ghost. I used to be with Mrs. Mabena. The doctors tell us that at this stage they think a cardiac attack after they took him back to ICU.”
With a broadcasting career spanning over three decades, colleagues, fans and industry friends took to different social media platforms to share their fond memories, express their shock and celebrate the lifetime of the radio legend.
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