- President Cyril Ramaphosa has been making tough decisions to ensure the safety of South Africans while also trying to keep the economy from collapsing
- While there are haters who would love to see him fail, the president does have the support of many South Africans
- We asked our readers why they are grateful for Ramaphosa and received some incredible answers
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President Cyril Ramaphosa is the president during one of the most challenging times in South Africa. He's trying to build a stronger economy and create more jobs but at the same time has to make decisions that would ultimately save lives.
Some times it may appear that the head of state is fighting a losing battle but he shows up everyday to lead the country through a tough time.
On Tuesday, Briefly.co.za showed our gratitude to President Cyril Ramaphosa and asked our readers why they are grateful for the head of state.
Our post read:
"We are grateful for the bravery and courage that our President carries through these difficult days. We are grateful that he put his people first above anything else. Why are you grateful for our President?"
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The reaction was overwhelming and there were those who said that Ramaphosa is just doing his job.
However, some of our readers answered our question and gave a couple of reasons on why they're grateful for Ramaphosa. We took a look at some of those comments.
Value Nomaxabiso Mahala commented:
"I am grateful for him trying to save the lives of South Africans, caring enough to even listen to the ever different cries of South Africans, because if he did not listen then there would be no unemployment grant, easing of the lockdown with levels, banning of cigarettes that attacks the lungs making them victims of Covid-19. Yes, there are mistakes, however looking at them they are due to 'Thuma Mina' for he listen Enkosi."
Simnikiwe Beaulah Makwayiba added:
"I'm so grateful that his our president during these trying times. I love his sense of humor, yhoooo the face mark saga ncooo Silili my president. I love how he cares about us people of SA and I know that not everyone is happy but I'm behind him 100%. Love you my president."
Riyaale Ahmed wrote:
"What I like about Mr Ramaphosa is his humbleness and kindness and the respect that he has for everyone, rich and poor. We are really grateful for our president for his tremendous work in which he has done during this difficult time."
Jasmin Lobatsi said:
"Am grateful that he puts the people of South Africa first before profits, he said after this we are going to face a lot of economic challenges but together we can do anything and above all he is father to us all. Thank you for your tremendous job we appreciate you."
Cynthia Sehunoe commented:
"Yes we are grateful. Our president puts people first, we see that and we hear it in all the speeches he and his ministers make. God bless South Africa."
Preoah MamaTshimo wrote:
"I'm grateful for the bravery and courage that our President carries through these difficult days. I'm grateful that he put his people first above anything else."
Hazel De Klerk said:
"Our President is one in a million, I'm very proud of him."
Mpho Lilly Montle added:
"I'm grateful that he hasn't lost his sense of humour. We may be facing challenging times but it's good to know he's still an easy going type of human being, take that whole mask situation for instance, he just laughed it off which is pretty cool."
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