Mmusi Maimane pens heartwarming birthday message to his dad and hero

- Mmusi Maimane recently headed to Twitter to wish his dad a very happy birthday with a sweet message

- The heartwarming Twitter post also features a pic of the two of them smiling happily at the camera

- Tweeps were soon in the comment section helping Maimane wish his father a happy happy birthday

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Today is South African political leader, Mmusi Maimane's dad's birthday. Taking to Twitter, Maimane decided to wish his father, who he calls both his best friend and hero, a very happy birthday.

"Wishing my best friend, my father, my hero, a special birthday. O gole o gole, Bra," Maimane captioned the heartwarming Twitter post.

Maimane also included a picture of himself and his standing side by side and smiling broadly at the camera. The beautiful picture displays the great resemblance between the two and Twitterzens thought so too.

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Many of them headed to the comment section to wish Maimane's dad a happy birthday while others spoke about the father and son's vast resemblance. Read a few of their interesting comments below.

@Pushca_M said:

"Happy birthday to timer, you look both."

@tlhogikapital said:

"Happy birthday Ntate Maimane. You were raised well wena Mmusi."

@HarmonyBongane said:

"Yall look together! And your father seems like those typa fathers ko kasi who prefer to be called "bra Eli" rather than "Mr Elias" happy birthday to le taima, more life!"

@ronaldkasasa4 said:

"Wow, you really look like him. Happy birthday to him and more Godly blessings."

In other heartwarming and funny Briefly.co.za news, a man with the Twitter handle @arthyy_m has taken to social media to express his displeasure over the name his father gave him, jokingly saying he would never forgive him. @arthyy_m was Christened Martha, which is a female name.

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Expressing his displeasure over the name, the young man wrote:

"I love my dad but I'll never forgive him for naming me Martha. Like I get it you loved your mom but I'm a boy dude??"

Tweeps took to the comment section of the post to share their thoughts on the name. A Twitter user with the handle @Diamondarl wrote:

"You sure dad didn't want a girl but got you instead?"

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