Get well soon Lundi says Zuma

January 25  2017 – PRESIDENT  Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, (today) wished ailing gospel singer, Lundi Tyamara who is fighting for his life in hospital, a speedy recovery.

Tyamara, one of South Africa’s most talented gospel artists and a multi-award winner, has been hospitalised since December, and was battling abdominal tuberculosis (TB) and a liver condition.

“Zuma has urged South Africans to keep Tyamara and his family in their thoughts and prayers,” says the presidency in a statement.

Meanwhile, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Tuesday also called for prayers for the ailing musician.

“We call on all to join in prayer and intercede for his speedy recovery and in the same way that Lundi Tyamara’s music has carries millions of us through difficult times, we call on all to also carry him in this difficult time,” says  EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi said at the time.

“He is a great gift to gospel music in this country and we believe he still has more to give.”

Messages of support and well wishes have been posted on social media since Tuesday, and #LetsPrayForLundi was a trending on Twitter in South Africa. – ANA visit