Cop brightens up motorists' day during load-shedding, video goes viral

Cop brightens up motorists' day during load-shedding, video goes viral

- A video has surfaced online showing a cop goofing around while directing traffic

- The incident took place in Port Elizabeth during load-shedding

- The footage went viral and South Africans applauded the officer's spirit

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Eskom had South Africans down with the load-shedding last week. However, one officer became the light in motorists' lives in Port Elizabeth.

The cop was filmed directing traffic and he did it with so much enthusiasm that the video went viral on Mzansi social media.

According to reports, traffic lights were down due to load-shedding in PE when the officer was called to direct the cars.

Take a look at the video below:

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South Africans loved the video and applauded the cop for his passion while doing his job.

Margy Pedder wrote:

"Now that's the spirit. Please share him with us in Jhb!"

Rebecca Robyn said:

"Bringing a smile to one's face when you're feeling down and tired."

Tshepo Tsolo, who goes by the Twitter handle @TsoloTshepo, commented:

"PhD in traffic management."

It's not the first time a cop was caught on video directing traffic while dancing. previously reported on a similar incident that went viral.

The video shows the officer energetically doing his job while dancing. According to another social media user, Morongoa Mmalebohang Pat Sehloho, the officer directs traffic on Jan Smuts Avenue in Joburg.

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