- A reporter has thanked Julius Malema for being an inspiration and making education "fashionable"
- Abongile Dumako shared images of himself in graduation attire to Twitter with his caption aimed at the EFF leader
- Julius responded to Abongile's tweet and Saffa tweeps took to the replies to share their congratulatory messages
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A reporter for SABC has thanked political party leader, Julius Malema for being his inspiration. @AbongileDumako shared images of himself in his graduation cap and gown to Twitter with a caption for Juju.
Abongile's Twitter bio states that he is a radio and TV news reporter for SABC News. It is unclear what qualification he graduated with. Somehow Abongile's post got to Juju and he responded under the tweet. Abongille's post read:
"Thank you for inspiring me to study. Making education fashionable @Julius_S_Malema does a lot in pushing some of us to want to study more. Enkosi mhlekazi."
Take a look at Abongile's tweet below:
This was Juju's response:
South African tweeps are here for the positivity and shared their well-wishes too:
"Many many many congratulations Abongile. Well done! Continue to follow your passion and pursue studies that interest, excite and help you in this life’s journey."
"Power nakuwe, mhlekazi. I'm 40 years old and next year I'm going back to school to finish my standard ten. All of us have an inalienable responsibility to make education fashioned."
In other news about graduates, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a young MBChB graduate who spoke about the man who helped pay her varsity fees. A young woman named Rose Leputu recently took to Facebook group ImStaying to share pictures of the people whom she described as the ones who believed in her from the start of her educational career to the end.
In the heartfelt Facebook post, Rose also shares how one of the men in the pictures had gone even further in his bid to support her by paying the registration fees that helped her achieve her MBChB each year.
She also shared the sad news about his passing in the post. Her fellow Stayers joined in on thanking the people who supported her dreams. They also share messages of condolences to her and the man's family.
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