Describing himself as an "ordinary freedom fighter", Zuma said he made his people realise the importance of liberation adding that Africa needs more than political freedom to develop and be at par with other continents of the world.
Cross sections of Nigerians have clearly registered their grievances at Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, after he unveiled a statue of Jacob Zuma, President of South Africa.
Zuma left South Africa on that same day to visit Nigeria.More news: Facebook Launches its 'Order Food' feature in the US
"Is the APC governor not aware that South Africans are marching on the streets to demand "Zuma Must Go" over his corrupt practices?"
Governor Rochas who hosted the South American president over the weekend also renamed some major roads in Zuma's honour and the statue is reported to be worth over half a billion naira.
"The only industry we have, and we can truly be proud of, is education in Imo State". The infamous Spy Tapes charges were reinstated against the president on Friday after the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein found that Zuma should be charged.More news: SNL depicts Conway as 'IT' luring Anderson Cooper into the sewer
This came as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned the latest extra-judicial killing of another Nigerian, Ibrahim Olamilekan Badmus, aged 25, by South African Police, on October 3. "What Nigeria says you must note determines the lots of many".
Rochas Okorocha revealed earlier that Zuma would also be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Rochas Okorocha Foundation and Zuma Foundation during the visit.
Several netizens on Twitter wondered what Zuma has done for Imo State or Nigeria to merit such honour, while others noted that despite the role the country played to bring the apartheid regime in South Africa to an end, Nigerians were being killed in the country on a regular basis and Zuma had done nothing to check that.More news: Bennet to demand 'complete disconnection' from PA following reconciliation deal
"We are not surprised that ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was on hand to welcome and celebrate his friend, President Zuma".