American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017, Barack Hussein Obama II is saying former South African freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela’s life journey is worth being imitated by the current and new generation.
According to him in a tweet, he quite remembers watching the release of Nelson Mandela from prison and how he managed to change the world and make it a better place to live.
He, therefore, honored him by saying his life is full of positive lessons worth learning from.
“Thirty years on, I remember the hope we all felt watching Mandela’s release from prison. The gift of a new way of seeing. The chance to participate in the work of building a better world. The ultimate example of perseverance and faith for each new generation to follow,” – Barack Obama wrote.
Nelson Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
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