SA wishes President Ramaphosa a speedy recovery as he battles the flu

SA wishes President Ramaphosa a speedy recovery as he battles the flu

- President Cyril Ramaphosa is reportedly "really sick" with a common cold, this is according to Minister Jackson Mthembu

- Mthembu went on to Tweet that Ramaphosa is still recovering from the flu and as such, the meeting with NEHAWU is rescheduled to Friday the 25th

- Messages of well-wishes are pouring in on Twitter as tweeps wish the president a speedy recovery

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is reportedly ill and South Africans have been sending him messages of support and well-wishes. Minister Jackson Mthembu said earlier this week that the president was “really sick.” Earlier today, Minister Mthembu tweeted:

"President @CyrilRamaphosa is still recovering from flu, as a consequence, the meeting with @NehawuM which was meant to take place tomorrow, has now been rescheduled for this coming Friday, the 25th September 2020."

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South Africans have taken to Twitter to share all their unique well-wishes for our president while he fights the flu. Some shared memes whilst others shared messages from their heart hoping that Ramaphosa gets well soon.

South Africans wish President Ramaphosa a speedy recover
President Cyril Ramaphosa talking to media at the end of an EU - South-Africa Summit meeting on climate change, migration to trade and security. Source: Thierry Monasse / Getty Images
Source: Getty Images compiled a few tweets dedicated to the president.

@KidiPotse tweeted:

"Tell him Minister that he should recover and get well soon."

@DearKatli said:

"I heard that @CyrilRamaphosa is not feeling well. I'd like to wish him a speedy & full recovery. Get well soon Mr President. May the Lord protect you and shine his light upon your journey #CyrilRamaphosa. Please draft economic growth strategy hle."

@BongMelz added:

"I wish him a speedy recovery. Mr President you are in my prayers @CyrilRamaphosa."

Earlier, reported that President Ramaphosa is on bed rest after falling ill with a common cold. President Cyril Ramaphosa is currently sick and won't be able to attend to engagements until Wednesday, according to the Presidency.

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Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu had earlier brought attention to the situation after commenting on NEHAWU's strike. A lack of personal protective equipment and failure to screen health workers on a daily basis were listed as issues by the union.

NEHAWU had delivered a memorandum to Ramaphosa's office earlier in September and was outraged by the lack of response received. Numerous citizens have wished Ramaphosa a speedy recovery.

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