Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Masisi is acting President: but will stay home ÔÇô Ramsay

Doctors at Milpark Hospital Johannesburg, South Africa have advised Vice President Mokgweetsi Masisi to rest a bit.

The Vice President was until last week hospitalised in South Africa close to two weeks. A Statement from Office of the President indicated that Masisi had gone for medical assessment and treatment.  

Though details of his condition are yet to be established, the Vice President has been released from Milpark Hospital since last Friday.

Government Chief Spokesperson Jeff Ramsay told The Telegraph in an interview that doctors have advised the Vice President who is currently the Acting President to rest a bit before he can resume his official duties.

“He is back in the country but he is spending most of his time at home than office. He is Acting President now and he is resting. He hasn’t been in the office since this morning (Monday) but he may come to the office. The doctors said he should rest a bit,” said Ramsay.

President Ian Khama left Monday morning on a three-day state visit to the Republic of Mozambique at the invitation of his Mozambique counterpart, President Felipe Jacinto Nyusi.

According to Ramsay, with the president away, Masisi is currently Acting from home than office.

On May 20 2016 Vice President confirmed through his face book page that he was back in the country.

“Good evening, I am back home safe and well. Thank you for all your well wishes. I will resume my duties soon. You will be the first to know when I get back to office. Have a good evening and God bless you all,” said Masisi on his face book page after he was released from hospital.

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