Loyiso sitsheke, the popular Umhlobo Wenene FM presenter has died at the age of 54, He was one of the sports presenters in radio station Umhlobo Wenene FM.
Loyiso ‘Lloyd’ Sitsheke died in Johannesburg few months ago.
Listening to umhlobo wenene presenters crying on air is so sad , death be not proud , RIP Zulu kaNtombela, ibuhlungu le into @UmhloboWeneneFM 💔💔💔💔💔💔
— Ayakhanya Khoselihle (@Tobisani1) April 29, 2020
I am saddened by the passing on of our Xhosa Radio station Umhlobo Wenene presenter Loyiso Sitsheke,i wanna send my heartfelt condolences to his family,collegues,relatives,friends&his fans,he will always remain in our hearts,Rest in Peace Loyiso
— caiphus Mashia (@caiphus_mashia) April 29, 2020
Sitsheke, For more than 10 years he worked at SABC, worked at TV News as a sports presenter-producer.
Born in Kumbo, Cape Town, he worked as a presenter at MTA Matta UCR-FM before joining SABC.
Provincial General Manager, Phumzile Mnci says the public broadcaster has lost a great presenter.
“As the SABC and Umhlobo Wenene FM, we’re shocked by the passing of our colleague, Lloyd Sitsheke. We’ll remember him for his brilliant presentation of our sport program, listened to by millions. We’d like to send condolences to family, friends and all listeners of Umhlobo Wenene. We’ve lost a giant of our radio station.”
People have taken to social media to send their condolences.