Mzansi celebrates appointment of 19-year-old petrol station supervisor

Mzansi celebrates appointment of 19-year-old petrol station supervisor

Social media users have congratulated a young man who was appointed as a petrol station supervisor at the tender age of 19.

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A post was shared showing the young man wearing his badge with pride. Although many were happy for him, a small group of doubters couldn't quite hide their skepticism about how he got the job.

Twitter user Vee_TRR30 took to social media to post:

"Thabo Madabe a 19 year old Supervisor"

The post went viral with over 3 000 likes. Social media users weighed in on the unusual situation. Twitter user ThaboT_style said:

"When you're called to lead age will just be a number"

ThokoKhusela said:

"A focused King"

Tham_iie said:

"Being a leader comes natural to some people you can’t fight it even if you wanted to... lead wena Thibos"

Mogomotsiii said:

"All the Best achuse"

GideonRathokolo said:

"Big up poi.. keep it up"

Some were skeptical about the young man's success. Twitter user Casty_IDGAF said:

"Does his father own Caltex or something?"

Makgoba_molefe said:

"He slept his was way to the top this one..."

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BenjaminChauke said:

"What if everyone is a supervisor at that station, I can also type that name tag. Just saying"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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