Mzansi is notorious for seeking laughter during a trying time. Some get annoyed at the fact that we turn everything into a joke and not consider the severity of the situation.
Shortly after the president’s speech announcing the much needed 21 day lockdown, DJ Cleo took to Twitter to call on all the doctors that might be able to assist in this pandemic.
His list featured all the doctors in the entertainment industry, and yes looking at the entertainers mentioned, none of them are real doctors. Except for Dr Tumi of course! He responded to the tweet in good humour and did not take Cleo’s tweet to heart.
I feel like you put me on the wrong list 😂😂😂 https://t.co/b4S3C71nhe
— Dr Tumi (@DrTumisang) March 23, 2020
His response served as clarity that he is actually a real general practitioner and felt as though he was placed on the wrong list.
The gospel star studied medicine at the Medical University of Southern Africa (Mendusa) for six years. Dr Tumi started his own medical practice after completing his studies.
In other news – The role of SANDF during lockdown
The army will be deployed to support the South African Police Service to enforce the nationwide lockdown. President Cyril Ramaphhosa announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown from midnight on Thursday.
Military analyst Helmoed Heitman said the role of SANDF members could vary, depending on the assistance needed by the police. They have been talking about closing down parts of the road network, to prevent people from moving much. For instance, the army could man vehicle checkpoints. Read more