Mzansi salutes coal truck drivers for keeping lights on in lockdown

Mzansi salutes coal truck drivers for keeping lights on in lockdown

- A determined and dedicated coal delivery driver has been hailed as a hero on social media

- Alfred Moraba promised to make sure Eskom gets the coal it needs to keep the lights on

- South Africans saluted the hero for his efforts

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A brave and patriotic coal truck drive has made a promise on Twitter. He promised to serve the country by making sure that Eskom does not run out of coal.

There are thousands of brave and determined men and woman across South Africa who perform their duties despite the challenges the current situation has created.

It is thanks, particularly to the delivery drivers that we have food in the shops, essential deliveries of medicine and equipment to hospitals and in the case of Alfred Moraba, coal deliveries to Eskom.

READ ALSO: Coronavirus: 5 Updates on the current pandemic in South Africa

Briefly.co.za discovered that South Africans saluted Alfred's dedication and praised him for the great example he is setting for the rest of the country.

@t_siyabonga: Thank you for your service. Be safe
@thulzonline: Dynamite
@jamesattwell: Thank you! Take care, and be safe! The whole of South Africa appreciates what you are doing!
@docta_vee: Salute.
@M_Direko: Salute... we appreciate you man.
@theNev01: You go buddy! Just be safe please.

Another Twitter user, presumably working at a coal mine or coal depot promised to do his part!

In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that at midnight on Thursday South Africa will enter a 21-day lockdown to attempt to limit the potentially devastating impact of the coronavirus.

President Cyril Ramaphosa called on South Africans to stand together and take action as one united, patriotic nation in solidarity with all those who have been affected by the outbreak:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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