- 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
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.
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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