By Katlego Sekhu
Former President Jacob Zuma celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday.
According to the JG Zuma Foundation, he was admitted to the hospital after falling ill and is undergoing tests.
The foundation requested that South Africans keep the former President in “their prayers for a speedy recovery.”
Spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi said Zuma’s condition was not critical but his state of health at the moment requires hospitalization.
Later in the day, his foundation announced that “the doctors have allowed H.E President Zuma to be home with his family to enjoy, this milestone 80th Birthday.”
One of Jacob Zuma’s wives and reality television star LaConco wished the former president a happy birthday, saying the 12th of April will “forever be a celebration she treasures.”
12 April a date that will forever be a celebration of my treasures.— Nonkanyiso Conco (@la_conco) April 12, 2022
Happiest birthday babakhe and Sakhaumuzi.
Zuma, Nina baka Lugaju kaMantomela kaShisa, Mashingizela ashiye impi yakhe🙌🏽. pic.twitter.com/4dMb3s0vyW