Father of the year: Mzansi appreciates taxi driver taking care of child

Father of the year: Mzansi appreciates taxi driver taking care of child

- A picture of a taxi driver at work with his infant daughter has gone viral on social media

- Many male social media users commended him

- Women were divided in their comments

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A heartwarming picture has gone viral on social media. It shows a taxi driver watching his daughter while at work. The picture was snapped by a passenger who appreciated the fatherly gesture.

Twitter user Phislash posted the picture on social media with the caption:

"I'm watching the cutest thing ever. This taxi driver is babysitting his daughter while on duty. Father of the week"

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The post has since received over 3000 likes and many comments. Although the comments were not quite positive. Twitter user Ntombikadaddy3 said:

"Fathers do not babysit their kids. It's called parenting"

To which kgotlelelokgoe2 responded:

"Stop focusing on what's been said and praise what's been done by the guy. Women and negative energy hayi. Women are being praised for studying and breastfeeding daily, can't you all just do the same now and stop hating on men"

Missmarumo said:

"He is parenting not babysitting, you can't babysit your own kids"

Kazie_kazi said:

"Why y'all gotta hate on men? Whether they're doing good or bad nje, there'll be negative comments. If this was a female, people would be praising her. He deserves the same energy. Not everyone would do this. He is a great dad shem"

IngaNcomanzi said:

"This is illegal, it’s not about hating"

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Briefly.co.za previously reported that a man took to social media to share that his groceries were stolen after he fell asleep in a taxi. Mzansi social media users were both sympathetic and amused by his post. Twitter user Matlowane2 shared his story on the popular 'O jewa ke eng' tweet. This tweet is a platform for social media users to share what's on their mind.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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