- Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane is set to turn 40 in a couple of days
- Instead of spoiling himself with luxuries, Maimane plans on giving back to the less fortunate
- Taking to social media, the politician opened up about his plans to show kindness to those who need it most
On 6 June, Mmusi Maimane will celebrate his 40th birthday and he has opened up about how he wants to spend the special day.
The former DA leader revealed that he would be embarking on a mission to show 40 acts of kindness on his birthday.
Taking to Twitter, Maimane posted a video of himself detailing the gist of his plans.
Maimane captioned the clip:
"Bagaetsho. I am turning 40 on the 6th of June. Soon I will not be eligible for youth league membership. I want to celebrate my birthday a different way. I want to give back. To do 40 acts of kindness for South Africans who are having a tough 2020. Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu."
In the video, the former DA leader explains he plans on giving 40 varsity students and matric pupils laptops to help with their studies.
Maimane added he will also be handing out 40 food parcels in different townships to feed families that are struggling during these difficult times.
Take a look at the video below:
South Africans were inspired by the politician's selflessness and plans to help those in need.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported Maimane has slammed the Department of Basic Education for seemingly delivering one water tank to a primary school.
Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane has a called the delivery of one water tank to a school a "Mabena" move. Mabena is South African pop culture reference to someone who keeps failing at their job.
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