-Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is celebrating her 50th birthday today
- EFF member Dali Mpofu encouraged the embattled figure to avoid the papers and just enjoy her special moment
- Mzansi showered the controversial woman in praise and support as it celebrated with her
Busisiwe Mkhwebane's removal proceedings have split South Africa's political landscape, with parties on each side weighing in.
Briefly.co.za reported that the EFF stands firmly behind the Public Protector, adamant that it will split the ANC Caucus to prevent the motion from succeeding.
But today is the advocate's birthday and EFF member Dali Mpofu encouraged her to ignore the drama and enjoy the moment:
"Happy 50th Birthday Public Protector Mkhwebane. Enjoy your special day in peace with family & loved ones (Don’t read the newspapers). Only a Brave Black Woman like you can remain so calm when targeted by SARS,Parliament, The Hawks & Media all in the space of ONE week!"
The ANC recently left Supra Mahumapelo hanging after the ex-premier voiced his immense support for the Public Protector.
In a statement released following his comments, the ruling party noted he had spoken on his own behalf, not theirs:
"The ANC Caucus in Parliament, guided by the national office, is the sole authority mandated to pronounce on positions of the ANC on matters before it - not individual members unless so delegated."
Take a look at just a few messages for Mkhwebane fro Mzansi on her special day:
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