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2021/08/24      |  Written By:  Colonel A Myburgh   |   Province:  North West

On Friday, 30 July 2021, Human Resource Management (HRM) members gathered at Rossmary Guest Lodge to celebrate and to bid farewell to Colonel Ramekgoa. Colonel Ramekoa joined South African Police Service (SAPS) in 1984 as a student constable. The Colonel was known has a mother and a disciplinary by her members and colleagues. Colonel Ramekgoa has worked at Crime Prevention, Supply Chain Management before joining Human Resource Management. In all the component she excelled in her duties. 

Amongst people who came to celebrate with Colonel Ramekgoa was Major General Molefe and her daughter Onkutlwile Ramekgoa. Major General Molefe said she has known Colonel Ramekgoa for such a long time and in those years they valued each other. Major General Molefe thanked Colonel Ramekgoa for dedicating her life to the organisation. “Colonel Ramekgoa was a mentor and a sister she groomed many of us,” said Major General Molefe.

Brigadier Sibeko said as HRM component they are sad to lose a member with Colonel Ramekoa calibre. She said the colonel contributed a lot in the component and was dedicated to see her section shinning. Brigadier Sibeko said it was difficult to say goodbye to Colonel Ramekgoa but they know that she is pleased that she is retiring and will join her family. “We wish you all the best and we will never forget the memories that we shared with you as the component,” said Brigadier Sibeko.

HRM members who spoke during the farewell said that they were going to miss the motherly love that Colonel Ramekgoa gave them. The members said Colonel Ramekgoa was a mother and a social worker to them. They said they were greatfull to have worked and known her.

Colonel Ramekgoa thanked everybody her colleagues for making her feel at home at HRM. She thanked General Molefe and Brigadier Sibeko for allowing her and giving her an opportunity shine at her duties. She said HRM was home to her and they allowed her to be a child. Colonel Ramekgoa said she was happy that she worked and dedicate her life serving people of the republic at SAPS.