Mgilija Nhleko Death

Mgilija Nhleko Death – Obituary, Cause of Death

Mgilija Nhleko Death – Obituary, Funeral, Cause Of Death

Mgilija the formee leader of Amabutho is No More. The former leader of AmaButho (Zulu Regiments) Mgilija Nhleko, has passed away. Nhleko who shot to fame when Zulu regiments paid their last respect during the burial of the late, His Majesty King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBheluZulu, has been reportedly sick for months and at some point he needed a special operation.

Injeje yabeNguni Council announced the untimely passing of Zulu Regiments Leader ubaba uMgilija. “His passing evokes great sadness and indeed anger amongst many as we feel robbed of a proud glistening nguni gem” read the statement.

Zihogo Maguzumbela Nhleko popularly known as Mgilija was the leader of the Zulu regiments until his expulsion on 8 July 2021. Nhleko was accused of transgressions including leading Amabutho to Nkandla to support former President Jacob Zuma.

Through a social media announcement, DeadDeath learned on November 8, 2021, about the death of Mgilija Nhleko who has died. In the mourning spirit of this death, families, friends, and associates of the deceased share their sad news across social media timelines.

It is really a difficult time for the beloved ones of Mgilija whose passing has brought so much tears to.


There are many tributes and condolences on social media timelines of the affected friends and families. Death has always created deep heartbreak and an inexplicable deep sense of loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family who has lost their beloved one and also with friends who must have been devastated by the death news.


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