- Jackson Mthembu shared an emotional moment on his social media account
- He posted about one of the women who sheltered him during apartheid
- He visited her as part of a Mandela Day initiative
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has taken to social media to share a special moment with the world. He paid a visit to one of the women who sheltered and supported him during apartheid, uGogo Stofile.
As part of Mandela Day activities, the minister and his team visited the elderly woman. He posted heart-warming pictures with her on his Twitter account with the caption:
"Gogo Stofile is one of our many unsung heroines of our struggle against apartheid."
He went on to say that because her home in Soweto was one of their shelters during apartheid, they would be adopting it as part of an initiative to provide support to her family.
"Today's visit was so special and dear to my heart. I will forever remain indebted to uGogo uStofile and many others who helped us become who we are today. Siyabonga Gogo."
Many Mzansi social media users also found the moment special, with Twitter user VuyokaziJewulan saying:
"This is so heart-warming. Enkosi."
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