- Congress of the People (COPE) leader Mosiuoa Lekota was hailed a hero on social media after he rushed to the aid of an elderly lady in need of medical attention
- Lekota made calls and got an ambulance to transport the elderly lady while staying by her side the entire time
- The family and social media users thanked the COPE leader for caring about the people
The problem with governments are politicians who are power-hungry and care about their bank accounts instead of the well-being of their people.
COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota was praised on social media for caring about citizens. On Saturday, a social media user, Debbie Els, shared how Lekota went out of his way to help an elderly lady who fell and broke her hip.
"A 94-year-old lady fell at home and broke her hip this week, they called for an ambulance for two days to no avail. Her daughter called me to help and also had no joy," Els started off her post.
She explained she phoned Lekota and he immediately rushed over to help the elderly lady, making calls to get help there. The COPE leader sat with the lady and they even cried together, Briefly.co.za gathered.
After 10 minutes, an ambulance arrived and the elderly lady was taken to a hospital - Lekota not once leaving her side.
The lady, Mrs Roux, had a bad break and lung infection - she is set to undergo surgery on Wednesday.
"Mr Lakota kept his promise and showed such grace..the family thanks you for your love and support... you are truly an awesome person," Els ended off her post.
Social media users were in awe of Lekota's kindness and they praised him on social media.
Wendy Omullane commented: "Always have a lot of time for this gentleman. Met him at airport once he has soul. Great respect."
Mario Maka Kenneth added: "Thanks Mr Lekota for helping this old lady. I salute you, with people like you we as a country can achieve much more."
Peggy De Sousa said: "Indeed a great man. Thank you Mr Lakota. God bless you."
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