- While people were wishing Mmusi Maimane a happy birthday Helen Zille took the opportunity to attack him
- She took exception to his plan to challenge the government over the reopening of schools
- Maimane responded and said that the safety of school children was his main concern
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On the 6th of June, people across South Africa wished the leader of the non-profit organisation One Movement, Mmusi Maimane, a happy birthday.
However, some people are not that fond of Maimane, one of them being former DA leader Helen Zille.
Instead of wishing him a happy birthday, she took the opportunity to throw shade on him and took exception to his plans to take the government to court over the reopening of schools.
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This is what Helen had to say to Maimane:
"This attempt to keep schools closed is highly irresponsible and will do much more damage to children's lives than Covid-19. The only people who should stay home are children with dread diseases or staff with co-morbidities."
Mmusi Maimane didn't let it slide and responded to Zille.
Briefly.co.za reported on South Africans wishing Maimane a happy birthday, citizens took to social media to show Maimane some love as he celebrated his 40th birthday, taking the time to make sure he felt appreciated.
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