Halala: Hero taxi driver who helped deliver a baby awarded R40 000

Halala: Hero taxi driver who helped deliver a baby awarded R40 000

- Earlier this month, a taxi driver went viral after he helped deliver a baby

- Nhlonipho Zulu became a national hero and he has now been honoured

- SANTACO KwaZulu-Natal gave Zulu R33 000 and a certificate and the community made a further R7 000 offering

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Briefly.co.za previously reported on a taxi driver, Nhlonipho Zulu, who went viral after he helped a pregnant woman give birth.

The 31-year-old taxi driver was dropping off passengers late at night when a security guard asked if he could take a heavily pregnant lady to the hospital.

However, they did not make it to the hospital and Zulu helped the lady give birth. Now, SANTACO KwaZulu-Natal honoured Zulu for his heroic act.

Taking to Facebook, SANTACO-KZN revealed Zulu was given a certificate and R33 000. They then called on the community to make an offering and Zulu ended up with a whopping R40 000.

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Take a look at the post below:

South Africans believed Zulu deserved the accolades and they once again applauded him online.

Michelle Van Dyk commented:

"What an outstanding gentleman. Big respect to you for what you did."

Dumisani Msomi wrote:

"Halala Nhlakanipho. God bless you and your family."

Jabulisile Ka Linda Khumalo said:

"SANTACO cares. Big up to Nhlakanipho Zulu."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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