Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane on Tuessday reassured the public that student l.
Jonas Radiphoko "Oompie" Mokatsane of Rammulotsi was born in 1934 at Viljoenskroon. The last of nine children, he was a teacher for more than 20 years.
Mokatsane was married to Bessie Selloane "Antie" Phadi and they were blessed with five children, four girls and a boy.
He left the teaching profession to go into business.
His first business was a general dealer shop, named after his mother.
The business grew into a supermarket and he named it after his clan - Batlhaping.
As a visionary and business- minded person, he also started to operate in the taxi industry.
Mokatsane won a big tender from the health services to operate ambulances between Viljoenskroon, Kroonstad and neighbouring farms.
He opened a bottlestore and a tavern at Rammulotsi, which he also named after his mother.
He was the first person to run a funeral parlour in Rammulotsi township. His Thusong Funeral Services was a great success.
Mokatsane will be buried on Sunday at 7.30am at Rammulotsi