JOHANNESBURG – Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is set to visit a Pretoria school on Monday after a pupil drowned during an excursion to Sun City.The teenager from Soshanguve reportedly drowned, just hours after his group arrived at the resort.
The department’s spokesperson Steve Mabona told eNCA it was a very unfortunate incident.”Some of the learners had sneaked out for a swim and unfortunately this learner could not swim. By the time he was rescued it was too late. He was declared dead on the scene.”
The Gauteng education department has extended its condolences to the family and the school.