Tribute to Lizo Zola Ngcongco - An extra-ordinary lawyer - a force of nature


The news of Lizo's passing shocked and saddened me deeply.

When news circulated of his passing I was in a state of denial, until I spoke to his sister, Nandi, who confirmed that it was true that her brother was no more. I had not met Lizo for a while since he last acted as a master of ceremonies at my birthday party in Sentlhane some years back.

I wish to take this opportunity to convey my heartfelt condolences to his family, relatives and friends for their loss. Lizo’s passing was also a great loss to the legal fraternity and the nation which he served with distinction and single-mindedness over the years.

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