- South Africans have honoured President Cyril Ramaphosa online
- This followed the head of state making tough decision amid the fight against Covid-19
- Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the reactions Saffas had to how Ramaphosa is handling the pandemic
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President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address the nation again tonight but he has thus far handled the coronavirus outbreak with grace and wisdom.
The head of state has proved on several occasions that saving the lives of South African citizens is more important than making money.
While there are those who aren't fans of the president, many have have applauded Ramaphosa for making tough decisions to ensure the well-being of South Africans, even if it costs the government billions of rands.
On Wednesday, Briefly.co.za honoured the head of state on our Facebook page. Our message read:
"Dear President Cyril Ramaphosa, the world might say that we are a third world country, but you sir are a first-class leader. You are leading us through this pandemic with courage and bravery, putting your people first. We salute you! We are very proud to be South African."
We were met with an amazing response and our readers saluted the president for his dedication to keeping South Africans safe during these difficult times.
Bab Dumakude commented:
"Well done our president for putting the lives of your people first. That's highly appreciated, we salute you."
Mphoza Supposed Mthembu said:
"He did the best this guy, if it was someone else the country was going to be in chaos as we speak. Protests and high Covid-19 deaths but he managed to calm the storm by addressing almost everyone's needs during lockdown."
Ken Wanangwa wrote:
"Ramaphosa is a good leader. I remember he said thuma mina, here he is now."
Dimakatso Mokoena said:
"Indeed, he's a true leader who only wants what is best for his people. I salute, we shall recover, we shall overcome, we shall prosper. He's born to be a president."
Kimo Layza added:
"We are truly being led by this great humble man."
Petra Blake Mooiman wrote:
"Yes I too am proud to be South African and am very proud of how well our President is handling this crisis. He does not jump in and act rashly, he is a thinker and calmly practical. I salute you Mr President."
EddieCrystal Cgm commented:
"Indeed we salute you, the robust bravery and vigorous leadership you have shown, speaking for me, it has assured me that the potential bright future of this country is still possible."
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The high praises for the president came after he announced a R500 billion economic and social relief fund to help the county get through the lockdown and Covid-19 pandemic.
The president is set to address the nation again on Thursday evening.
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