Tate Makgoe Bio, Cause of Death, Age, Parents, Wife, Children, Siblings, Net Worth
Tate Makgoe, officially known as Pule Herbert Isak Makgoe was a South African politician. He was first elected to the Free State Provincial Legislature as an African National Congress representative in the 1994 election.
As a member of the African National Congress, Tate Makgoe served in different positions of the Executive Council. He served as the MEC for Finance twice (1994–1996; 2005–2009), the MEC for Tourism and Environmental Affairs (1997–1999).
Tate Makgoe was the MEC for Agriculture (1999–2001) and also the MEC for Public Safety, Security and Liaison (2004–2005). He became the legislature’s chair of chairs between 2001 and 2004. In May 2009, he was named Education MEC by then-premier, Ace Magashule and was retained in 2014.
In March 2018, after Sisi Ntombela was elected premier, she maintained Makgoe in his post (Education MEC) and remained in the positi on following the 2019 election.
Tate Makgoe died Tate Makgoe on Sunday, March 5 2022.
Tate Makgoe Biography
Pule Herbert Isak Makgoe, known as Tate Makgoe, was a South African politician. He was born on 12 May 1963 in Tumahole, Parys, Free State province, South Africa. He was a member of the African National Congress. He has served as the Free State MEC for Education since May 2009. Makgoe was sworn in as a member of the Free State Provincial Legislature in May 1994.
Tate Makgoe Age
Tate Makgoe was born on 12 May 1963 in Tumahole, Parys, Free State province, South Africa. He celebrated his 59th birthday in May 2022 before he died in March 2023.
Tate Makgoe Height & Weight
At the time of this writing, Tate Makgoe’s height and weight were not available.
Tate Makgoe Parents
Tate Makgoe was born to his parents who were both educators. However, their identities are yet to be revealed.
His Father was a teacher, and his mother was a principal. Makgoe often spoke about his parents’ influence on his life and career and how they inspired him to pursue a career in Education.
Tate Makgoe Wife
Tate Makgoe is survived by his beautiful wife, Ivy. Tate Makgoe was private and did not share much information about his wife hence information regarding her date of birth, age, education, and occupation was not available at the time of this writing.
Tate Makgoe Children
Tate Makgoe was blessed with three adorable children named Palesa, Maki, and Junior. He shared all three kids with his wife, Ivy.
Tate Makgoe Cause Of Death
Tate Makgoe died in a car crash on the N1, outside Winburg, in the early hours of Sunday, March 5 2023. He died at tha age of 59 alongside his bodyguard, Warrant Officer Vuyo Mdi
However, their driver Pule Nkopane survived and was rushed to Winburg Hospital, Sello Dithebe, spokesperson for Free State Premier Mxolisi Dukwana, said on Sunday.
According to Mxolisi Dukwana, Tate Makgoe had been driving back from a meeting in Gauteng and was headed to Free State for a morning church service.
“We only know that he had a meeting in Johannesburg and was travelling back because he had an appointment. He was going to be attending a church service in Heidedal (in Bloemfontein) around 09:00 today. That is why he insisted [on] driving in the early hours for him to be here,” he said.