- President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday that the ban on cigarettes would be extended
- Many South Africans were not thrilled about the announcement and one lady's hilarious reaction was caught on video
- The clip gathered over 53 000 views and South Africans were left laughing out loud
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Smokers were holding thumbs that the ban on tobacco would be lifted under lockdown Level 3 and President Cyril Ramaphosa shattered their dreams on Sunday night.
The head of state revealed alcohol will be sold but the ban on tobacco will remain going into the next phase of the Covid-19 lockdown.
Many people were not fans of the news and a hilarious video showed one gogo's reaction.
Twitter parody account Man's Not Barry Roux shared the video on the social media platform on Monday.
He captioned the post:
"She celebrated too early. Southy Afrika is in a world of its own."
The footage shows the elderly lady listening attentively to the head of state's speech. When Ramaphosa finally talked about tobacco, she broke out in applause before he let her down hard.
The lady then used strong language to express her disapproval while a family member filmed the entire incident.
Take a look at the video below:
Caution: The video contains strong language which some may find offensive.
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The video gathered over 53 000 views and South Africans were left in stitches.
Twitter user, @vhahangweletsh3, commented:
"I love my south African people, never a dull moment in Mzansi."
Briefly.co.za reported previously that South Africa will officially be moving to Level 3 of the Covid-19 national lockdown on June 1.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is apologetic over the stringent regulations imposed by the current Covid-19 lockdown.
However, the president says an 'extensive' public health response has been made possible by the sacrifices made by citizens ahead of an expected rise in infections.
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