Sanco wishes Bizos a speedy recovery

2016-04-24 11:46

Johannesburg  The SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco) on Sunday wished struggle icon George Bizos a speedy recovery following a fall at Wits University in which he was injured.

"His principled leadership [and] wise legal counsel… is still needed," said Sanco national spokesperson, Jabu Mahlangu.

Advocate George Bizos was hospitalised on Thursday night after he fell and hit his head, sustaining a minor concussion, after a lecture at Wits University.

Mahlangu said Bizos represented a generation of fearless and selfless leaders that stood against the might of the apartheid state.

"It could be argued that he saved the late President Nelson Mandela,Govan Mbeki and Walter Sisulu from receiving the death sentence and going to the gallows during the Rivonia treason trial," he said.

He said his organisation was confident that Bizos would bounce back to good health. 

"He is a great fighter,” Mahlangu said.

Bizos was the guest speaker at a public lecture at the university in commemoration of Freedom Month. 

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