Happy birthday Archbishop Tutu

Happy birthday Archbishop Tutu

President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his good wishes to the country's Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who celebrates his 85th birthday today.

Desmond Tutu discharged from hospital
Photo: Benny Gool, Oryx Media

"Archbishop Emeritus Tutu has contributed immensely to the freedom and democratic dispensation we achieved as a country. He continues to inspire the nation and the world in the promotion of human rights, justice and the well-being of all especially the poor," the presidency said in a statement.


The Presidents also wished Tutu a joyful birthday, good health and comfort, and urged the nation to keep him and his family in their thoughts and prayers.


Other high profile South Africans also wished the Arch a happy birthday on social media.

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