STATEMENT BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
STATEMENT BY THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE: UPDATE: MEMORIAL SERVICE OF THE LATE
SECRETARY FOR DEFENCE, MR JANUARY BOY MASILELA
Date: Wednesday 27 August 2008
The Department of Defence (DOD) will conduct
a memorial service in honour of the late
Secretary for Defence Mr January Boy Masilela
who passed on following a motor vehicle accident
on the N4 Highway in Bornkhortspruit, on the
morning of Sunday 24 August 2008.
The memorial service will take place on
Thursday, 28 August 2008, at Thaba Tshwane Town
Hall, in Pretoria at 13:30.
The Deputy Minister of Defence, Mr Mluleki
George will deliver a keynote address. Other
speakers will include officials from the
government, military, family, friends and close
The funeral arrangements will be announced
once confirmed by the family.
Issued by: Ministry of Defence
Private Bag X161
Enquiries: Mr. Sam Mkhwanazi
083 628 0858