SA veteran radio presenter and singer Bob Mabenasa has been said to pass on to eternal rest on Monday 10 August 2020 from cardiac arrest.
The news was reported after his family confirmed the legendary presenter died in the hospital after a short illness in his home on Monday afternoon.
The chairman of Power 98.7 fm, Given Mkhari said:
“It is true that our brother, our colleague, the legend Bob Mabena passed away this afternoon,” Given confirmed on air.
He also said “He had been admitted on Saturday and was discharged this morning. On the way home with Mrs. Mabena he started experiencing some more pains. They drove back to the hospital. When I arrived at the hospital he was in ICU. I was with Mrs Mabena and were called into a room where they pronounced that he had passed away. The doctor tells us they suspect it was a cardiac attack after they took him back to ICU.”
Shortly after the announcement POWER 98.7 released the following statement: “It is is with deep grief and pain that we announce that POWER 98.7 breakfast host, Mr Bob Mabena passed away this afternoon, Monday 10 August 2020 from cardiac arrest.