President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about walking- and a recent photograph shared by the ANC on Twitter proves it.
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The ANC took to its official Twitter account to share a photo of the South African head of state- walking in the rain.
"The only protection from inclement weather the ANC President, Cde Cyril Ramaphosa enjoyed was provided by our people who came and interacted with him. He committed to walk with them yesterday and that’s what he did. To the African people, the rain is blessings. #ThumaMina," the post read.
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Briefly.co.za gathered the post sparked quite the reaction on social media, with some tweeps praising the president's dedication.
Social media user @PaulCele3 commented: "This is a President of the people by the people."
Another tweep, @HMogashoa, wrote: "This is a powerful picture. Only hardly sees a President in any country in the world being wet by rain & walking among the masses. Please, may all these walks & efforts, translate into actual jobs creations & eradication of poverty. Poverty, unemployment, & suffering need to stop."
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However, a lot of social media users dragged the president and used the photo to poke fun at him.
Social media user @ashel33586740 commented: "Yah things happen guys oRamaphosa are busy walking on rain,last year at this time people were toyitoying for a rand which was 11,30 to US$ but today it's 15,86 they walk on rain."
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