- A woman, Simangele UmaMkhize Mthethwa, recently revealed that her grandfather turned 121 years old
- Her post caught the attention of thousands of South Africans who wished him a happy birthday
- The local mayor has since heard about Mthethwa's granddad and he paid him a special visit
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The government has honoured a man who turned 121 years old recently. According to the man's granddaughter, Simangele UmaMkhize Mthethwa, the old man received a very special visit.
Briefly.co.za previously reported thata proud Mthethwa took to social media to wish her grandfather a happy 121st birthday.
She also posted a picture of the elderly man looking snazzy and alert in his incredible old age. Mthetwa gave an update on her granddad's special day on the #ImStaying Facebook page on Wednesday.
The granddaughter revealed he received a visit from the local mayor who brought a cake and gifts for the centenarian.
Mthethwa's post read:
"Thanks South Africa for best wishes, the local municipality mayor visited umkhulu to celebrate his 121 birthday. They brought a cake and gifts for him and ugogo. Thank you once again."
Take a look at the post below:
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South Africans were happy to see the local government reaching out to its special citizens.
Sharé Makier commented:
"This is amazing. Mkhulu may you be blessed with good health and more happy years."
Madaleen Lourens added:
"So heartwarming. Happy Birthday."
Briefly.co.za recently reported on another man who celebrated a birthday. Fredie Blom turned 116 years old last week and he revealed his only birthday wish.
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