The nation is still in disbelief following the untimely passing of actor and media mogul Shona Ferguson. He passed away on Friday Afternoon, 30th July 2021. Since the news of his passing broke, his fans and colleagues from across the continent have taken to social media to honour the legend.
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Television producer, Thomas Gumede said that the death of a giant is felt by all and it’s evident from the tributes that are coming in that Shona touched everyone. “The death of a giant is felt by all, near and far. I pray your family one day finds peace with your departure. Thank you for being so inspirational, dedicated, hard-working! A real king of Jozi.”
Actress Sophie Ndaba and a friend of The Fergusons for over 20-years said that meeting Uncle Sho was an honour for her.
“Mr Sho yoh I'm at a loss for words my bro. I'm still in denial. Thank you for all your prayers and love. Always there for a sister from day 1, meeting you was an honour 19 years ago. You were Consistent, You had a big heart straight from heaven, I would knock just for prayer, and you would be there then and now. Rest easy my bro. You fought a good fight, You Taught a lot of men out there hard work pays and how to truly love in marriage, you made it all look easy. Miss Cons, May God grant you strength grace courage to soldier on my sis. I know those great memories will shine that light forever.” She said.
DJ Sbu, who is still in disbelief expressed that he was looking forward to meeting the renowned actor. “I can't believe the news of Mr Shona Fergusons' passing. I was always looking forward to meeting you, sir. I have always admired your work from a distance. . Our dear Shona. Our inspiration. Our dear brother. One of our leaders in the entertainment business. A father to admire and look up to. I wish I could have met you in this lifetime. But I will in the next. I will cherish the only opportunity I had of seeing you from a distance at a Virgin Active gym. My heart hurts like you were my blood brother.
You were one of my role models. May God comfort your family, wife, children, colleagues, business partners and all of your loving fans. Rest in perfect peace sir. Robala Ka Kgotso. From my family, and all my teams, Deepest condolences from the bottom of our hearts”
Legendary actor and friend of The Fergusons Rapulana Seiphemo bid his dear brother farewell.
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