Just as Nigerians were receiving valentine’s gift from some tech startups, South Africans had their own special gift, President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma has finally stepped down as the president of the Republic of South Africa after a series of scandals.
#ZEXIT trended on Twitter for a good part of yesterday.
Twitter will miss the not so loved President because he gave us a lot of themes for different expressions. Here, we going to look at some popular memorable one for your pleasures.
Remember when he joked about his house in Nkandla?
Zuma was a hero for many funny feats. Here are some examples:
— Katleho Pro Mokoena (@ProMaster1204) February 15, 2018
Sure the President knows how to ride storms:
— ZSJ ♠ (@ShaunLastBorn__) February 15, 2018
His refusal to resign helped flooded the media with lots of memes:
" Am i ever gonna quit ?"
" Hell naw! " pic.twitter.com/mTAkgnRIt0
— Mzansi Memes™ (@MzansiMemes) February 6, 2018
— Lebohang (@lee_thobs) February 15, 2018
The moment before his resignation which saw an endless round of negotiation with the ANC leadership had its own depictions.
And even after he had announced his resignation, social media showed its dexterity once again as several funny tweets went up almost immediately;
— 🇿🇦★👑 S'thembiso 👑★🇿🇦 (@king_sthera13) February 15, 2018
— Koney Mokeki (@KoneyM) February 15, 2018
— L E S E D I (@_Hybreed_) February 15, 2018
There are other very other funny ones too!
— Vegah🇿🇦 (@Vegah36087633) February 15, 2018
And, many other funnier ones…
— 🤓 N I K I W E 😊 (@_Seyama_) February 15, 2018
— Simtho Biyela (@SimthoBiyela) February 15, 2018
— Sibulelo🌻 (@SibuMonaLisa) February 15, 2018
— Themba (@Themba93509588) February 15, 2018
And some crazy ones too:
I may b out mar my cabinet is still in. pic.twitter.com/Rre1i8UlkE
— ••Bacie•• (@Bacie_Bee) February 15, 2018
Then, some were not funny at all:
— Azanian child (@AsandaZelda) February 15, 2018
— Ntwana' man. (@Bhudajacob) February 15, 2018
Just that you know, he feature former Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Mugabe in a music video
Some peeps even went as far as calling his tenure an error!
— PIET LATEGAN (@pietlategan) February 15, 2018
Nigerians were not left out of the rave either as they took to turns to express their varied opinions on the state of the country compared to SA. Do you remember Zuma’s statue by Rochas Okorocha (Imo State Governor in Nigeria)? It was featured too!
This a medal for his contribution to south african comedy and memes pic.twitter.com/ZoPC0wt2EX
— Sihle Swag (@makukejaks) February 15, 2018
— 'Tunde (@darealboss8) February 15, 2018
As they say ‘Nothing lasts forever’, Zuma’s era has finally ended. We can only wish South Africa good luck Under their newly appointed President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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