The 2016 local elections have not been the easiest for the ruling party, following losses at the Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality on Thursday and Tshwane on Saturday.
Members of the Twitterati took to the social media platform, humorously pointing out President Jacob Zuma’s silence on the preliminary results.
While some thought he has retreated from the public for some introspection,
others reckoned he is unfazed by the results and enjoying himself after campaigning.He himself is wondering #WhereIsZuma pic.twitter.com/0kGJRqD91h— Net Tiffie (@tercialombard) August 6, 2016
#WhereIsZuma ..somewhere in Sandton enjoying the good life pic.twitter.com/RHl8q3ARCH— Renzel (@Thuganomic) August 6, 2016
I found JZ playing DriveClub!! #WhereIsZuma pic.twitter.com/RdYXCzWRhF— Simply Judy (@maisakajay) August 6, 2016
The president may also be hard at work, tracking down lost votes.Going to pursue his singing/rapping career…plus he’s pretty good at dabbing #WhereIsZuma pic.twitter.com/OYJH0hSaLd— Teeso Ke Mdu (@ke_teeso) August 6, 2016
Or preparing for the ANC’s backlash after the election results.Busy looking for those who stood with him on the Q, but voted IFP in nkandla #WhereIsZuma pic.twitter.com/vDkRmICmYK— RhuuⓂ️AGODA® (@rulaan27) August 6, 2016
When the ANC diehards finally locate zuma #WhereIsZuma pic.twitter.com/iwnCqRwTNE— Phethani (@phethani4) August 6, 2016