- Twitter parody account Man's Not Barry Roux shared disturbing photos online
- The images are allegedly that of the house of a 70-year-old man
- South Africans were left with mixed emotions over the images and many blamed the ruling party
On Wednesday, Twitter parody account Man's Not Barry Roux posted snaps on Twitter showing the heartbreaking living conditions of an elderly man.
According to the influencer, the house in the photos - which is falling apart - belongs to a 70-year-old man in eZamokhule Amersfoort, Mpumalanga.
The images show the walls of the house are filled with massive cracks which definitely impacts the strength and safety of the structure.
Man's Not Barry Roux captioned the post:
"This is a home of a 70-year-old man located at eZamokuhle Amersfoort Mpumalanga ward 8, in the Pixley ka Seme municipality."
Take a look at the post below:
The photos left South Africans heart-broken and enraged at the same time. Many felt the living conditions were inhumane and putting the man's life at risk.
However, there were those who blamed the ANC and the people who voted for the ruling party.
Twitter user, @ntombela041, commented:
"Kindly brought to you by the ANC."
Many social media users offered to help the madala and asked for his details. One man explained the communities should step up if the government fails.
Twitter user, @BroStan1, commented:
"What's happening about the brain cells of neighborhood? Forget about @MYANC, those ones only help their partners in crime cadres. This is an issue of society, if government isn't doing anything we can't also fold our arms as community even if we can afford to help."
Social media user, @Melusi_S, added:
"I’m keen to help. Please share details of Mkhulu."
It's not the first time an elderly South African's living condition touched Mzansi's hearts. Briefly.co.za previously reported on a woman, Phumelele Nxumalo, who opened up about how an elderly lady's poor living standards touched her heart.
She bought her groceries and now hopes to make enough money this year to build the elderly woman a new house.
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