A grade eight Parktown Boys' High pupil has gone missing while on a school orientation camp at a lodge in Brits, the school shared a missing poster on its Facebook page.
Enock Mpianzi was last seen during a water activity in a nearby river with his peers on Wednesday.
Rescue teams are on a search for the missing boy.
Africa Melane on 702Breakfast chats to Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi to give more insight the matter.
I am devastated, I am on-site, it is difficult to brief a parent that your child is not amongst those that are here. We have to provide all the support that is needed. The family is very strong and we extended our support to them. They are on-site with us.— Panyaza Lesufi, MEC - Gauteng Education
He says the rescue teams are on-site and have been working overnight.
We had to take hard decisions, and one of that was we had to cancel the camp and appoint an independent team to investigate what happened and also suspend all activities that were planned for the weekend.— Panyaza Lesufi, MEC - Gauteng Education
Listen below to the full conversation: