President Jacob Zuma looked seriously unimpressed after the ANC announced their newly elected president, Cyril Ramaphosa. A video circulated on social media, showed a rather annoyed and straight-faced Zuma. The video, posted by journalist Nickolaus Bauer, received an overwhelming response on social media. The footage received 8500 retweets, 7100 likes and 1100 comments.
— Nickolaus Bauer (@NickolausBauer) December 18, 2017
Tweeps reacted to the video some claiming the president looked scared while others suggested that the president woke up from a long slumber.
If looks could kill
— Andy (@aandiswaa) December 18, 2017
He looks a bit scared even
— Nombulelo Mini-Mats (@PoojaYeshua) December 18, 2017
Looks like someone waking up from a very long slumber
— Motlaeka – aka TK (@tanzamanza) December 19, 2017
Ramaphosa was announced as president late yesterday evening after a tough 10 hour session of voting. His rival, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, congratulated him shortly after his win by just 179 votes.