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Police Minister Fikile Mbalula Spent His 67 Minutes For Mandela At Sunnyside Police Station And People Aren't Coping

The minister may have just outdone all of our efforts for Mandela Day.

18/07/2017 17:09 SAST | Updated 19/07/2017 09:49 SAST
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Graca Machel, wife of former President Nelson Mandela and Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula.

Police minister Fikile Mbalula took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon to share how he spent International Nelson Mandela Day.

Mbalula, who took over the reigns in March following President Jacob Zuma's cabinet reshuffle, spent time with police officers at the station.

He also got to do some police work during the visit -- certifying documents for citizens who queued at the station's front desk for assistance.

"Working at Sunnyside Police Station today. "satisfying" (certifying), "eve davids" (affidavits) and all," Mbalula tweeted.

While playing police officer, Mbalula shared how his interaction with the people of Sunnyside went and in true Mbalula style, the citizens were not spared his touch of spice.

And Twitter was not coping:

While we commend the minister for visiting his own officers, we are not sure if his visit counts as giving back to the community, which is what Mandela Day is about. He is police minister, after all...