- President Cyril Ramaphosa intends to celebrate his 69th birthday with his family on Wednesday, 17 November
- UDM leader Bantu Holomisa and IFP leader Velenkosini Hlabisa have shared their good wishes for the president
- South Africans have taken to social media to express their thoughts about Ramaphosa's birthday
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Ramaphosa has been receiving well wishes from South Africans with some people heading to social media under the 'Mr President' trend to share their words of celebration.
Tyrone Seale, the acting spokesperson in the presidency says Ramaphosa will be celebrating his birthday without a doubt and he will do so with his family.
Speaking to TimesLIVE, Seale says the celebrations will only begin after Ramaphosa's workday has been completed.
President Cyril Ramaphosa celebrates 69th birthday, Mzansi sends wishes: "Continue cleaning the country"
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Political leaders wish Ramaphosa a happy birthday
UDM leader Bantu Holomisa wished Ramaphosa well and said the president must take it easy adding that Ramaphosa is still young and still has many more years to come, reports SowetanLIVE.
"He is still a boy and has his whole life ahead of him," says Holomisa.
Leader of Inkatha Freedom Party Velenkosini Hlabisa asked Ramaphosa to keep fighting for the people of South Africa. He also wished Ramaphosa a happy birthday and asked God to bless him.
“His is not an easy burden. We encourage him today to keep going as he fulfils the calling to serve as millions of our people are living under difficult conditions," says Hlabisa.
South Africans head online to share their thoughts on Ramaphosa's birthday
"Cyril and his buddies have it easy. There's no hard work in the ANC. If their work was taxing then, don't you think these pensioners would have retired by now."
His Excellency, the President of the Republic of South Africa. We believe in you, we trust in you, we have seen your heart, your effort, your energy and your dedication to the renewal project. No one works harder than you do. #LeadUsMatamela ✊❤of South Africa #HappyBirthdayPresident
"Happy Birthday Mr President!!! May God give you the wisdom to continue to leading us! #HappyBirthdayPresident"
President Cyril Ramaphosa celebrates 69th birthday, Mzansi sends wishes: “Continue cleaning the country”
Earlier, Briefly News reported that today, 17 November, President Cyril Ramaphosa is celebrating his 69th birthday. Ramaphosa was elected President of the Republic of South Africa in 2018. He has had a vast political career, starting in his youth.
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South Africans are using Facebook and Twitter to send their well wishes to the president of the rainbow nation as he commemorates the momentous occasion.
Ramaphosa has been criticised but also praised for his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and the way in which he runs the country.
Source: Briefly News