Kiss and make up: Bobani forgives the woman who called him a baboon

Kiss and make up: Bobani forgives the woman who called him a baboon

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani forgave the Port Elizabeth woman who called him a baboon on Facebook recently.

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Gretchen November and Bobani made peace on Friday after she used a serious slur against him on Facebook following his appointment as Athul Trollip's replacement.

November said she immediately regretted her actions and deleted the post, but not before it was shared on social media.

She apologised to social media users, but decided it was not enough- so, made an attempt to apologise to the man, whom her slur was directed at.

In the spirit of reconciliation, Bobani visited November at her home, where he forgave her for the post, TimesLIVE reported.

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As Briefly.co.za reported previously, November was dragged on social media after she made the baboon comment.

Following her post on Facebook, the mother said she feared for her life and was too afraid to leave her home since her address was all over the social media platform.

Despite making a racist inspired comment, November maintains she is not racist, adding she has no idea what came over her.

“I am a God-fearing woman and I never meant what I said‚ but now my life is in so much danger. Our whole lives have changed‚ please forgive me‚” an emotional November said.

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