Readers wish Zuma a one-way ticket to Dubai, there to eat stolen cake

2016-04-13 12:15
President Jacob Zuma (File, AP)

President Jacob Zuma (File, AP)

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'Happy Birthday Zuma, and you should fall' - wishes for the President

2016-04-12 21:00

As Zuma makes his birthday wishes, we asked South Africans what their birthday wishes are for the President and country.WATCH

PietermaritzburgThe Witness polled followers on Facebook about what their message to President Jacob Zuma would be for his 74th birthday.

Many of those who posted called for Zuma to step down.

Here’s what our Facebook followers had to say:

Soughnè Dellar wrote: “Happy Birthday Jacob Zu Muststepdownnow! ... Retirement is calling you by name! But politics aside, you are still human so I wish you all the best and know you will spoil yourself with our money so we all basically gave you a wonderful gift already. Yours oh so insencerely, Everyone with common sense” (sic)

Martin Jackson said: “Happy birthday ??! It’s customary to bring cake on your birthday, seems you’ve taken the cake and eaten it, don’t you feel embarrassed, have you no shame, I think we would all be happy to have a whip around and buy you a none return ticket to Dubai, you can spend your birthday with your buddies.”

Rikesh Ishwarlall wrote: “The best present that you can receive is the admiration of the nation & that will happen as soon as you step down !”

Moses Phillip Maruwati said: “Happy birthday J Zee, u must respect constitution n step down.”

But the post did not just contain negative comments; some maintained their loyalty and support for the president.

Deneshiree Ramdat said: “HAPPY BIRTHDAY Mr President....hope u have a blessed day and pray that God grants u peace of mind as u continue on this journey....your sacrifices for the liberation of this country is not forgotten by some of us,peace love and best wishes on your special day”

Zane Mchunu said: “Happy Birthday Mr President. Wishing you good health and every success in the coming year. We continue to pray for you as the leader of our great nation. Best wishes, Zane Mchunu.”

— Witness Reporter.

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