Jacobus Frederick van Wyk
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| Jacobus Frederick van Wyk|
(COVID-19/Premature death, politician)
|Born||Jacobus Frederick van Wyk|
28 July 1952
|Died||31 July 2021 (Age 69)|
Cause of death
|Alma mater||University of South Africa|
|Victim of||Premature death|
|Party||African National Congress|
South African politician who died from COVID.
Jacobus Frederick van Wyk, known as Boeboe, was a former MP in South Africa.
He was born into a coloured family.
Elected to Parliament in 1997.
He sat in the Provincial Legislature, and served as speaker from 2009 to 2013.
He died on 31 July 2021 due to COVID-19. He died shortly after his older sister also died from COVID-19 related complications.