24th August, 2021
Martin Mabutho, Chief Customer Officer, Multichoice Nigeria is dead, says a memo to staff of the company.
Mabutho reportedly died in South Africa on Tuesday after a brief illness.
John Ugbe, Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice, in the memo said that it was with deep personal grief that he informed the staff of Mabutho’s death.
“Words cannot adequately express our sadness at this moment. We have lost a friend, colleague, mentor and a genuine amazing human being,” he stated.
According to Ugbe, “Martin passed away earlier today, Tuesday August 24, 2021, after a brief illness. He was a valued member of our team and an industry stalwart for many years. He will be sorely missed.”
He added that “We are grateful for the opportunity we had to work with him and experience his exemplary drive. As colleague and as a business, we will continue to honour his memory in all that we do.”