Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Siyabonga Cwele showed his gratitude for KwaZulu-Natal office worker, Nosipho Mkhupheka’s hard work and gifted her with flowers.
Nosipho Mkhupheka, was applauded for her humility and dedication to helping people. Mzansi showed their appreciation and gratitude for her efforts on social media, happy to be able to share positive experiences of Home Affairs.
Unable to ignore South Africa’s deafening applause for the hard working and kind lady, Dr Siyabonga Cwele met Nosipho in person to show his thanks.
#DHA Minister Dr Siyabonga Cwele pays an unannounced visit at Scottburgh Home Affairs where Ms Nosipho Mkhupheka works. Ms Mkhupheka hogged the spotlight after social media user Marius Botha posted that he was moved by her dedication to serve beyond office hours. @TimesLIVE pic.twitter.com/GKJTR5PYKT
— HomeAffairsSA (@HomeAffairsSA) February 11, 2019
Dr Cwele made an unannounced visit to Nosipho’s office in Scottburgh to present Nosipho with flowers.
Nosipho has worked as a civil servant for 30 years and has been a supervisor at Scottburgh’s Home Affairs since 2012.
#NosiphoMkhupheka is a truly patriotic. God bless her
— Black Child (@senzajors) February 11, 2019
In response to all the attention and spotlight coming her way, Nosipho says she loves her job and usually works late with her colleagues Elvis Mavundla and Malcolm Ratube who left shortly before the photo of her was taken.
My heart has been warmed by the trending story of Ms Nosipho Mkhupheka,
a dedicated and selfless home affairs official who embodies the ethos of Batho Pele.
On behalf of the Public Service, I wish to extend our gratitude for your dedication to our people.
Enkosi Nosipho 🙏🏿🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/oY9xBewcIS
— Ayanda Dlodlo (@MinAyandaDlodlo) February 10, 2019
Her humility and grace touched South Africans on social media. Social media users also thanked the minister for taking the time to recognise the special woman’s hard work, and suggested that all government employees should share Nosipho’s love for helping people.
Home Affairs minister Dr Siyabonga Cwele paid an unannounced visit at Scottburgh Home Affairs where Ms Nosipho Mkhupheka works. pic.twitter.com/ZzBKnAhrZT
— Ayanda Gambushe🇿🇦 (@ayanda_gambs) February 11, 2019