Would you trust being led by a 30-year-old in parliament?
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Would you trust being led by a 30-year-old in parliament?

South Africans shared their opinions on Thandi Modise's age, following the announcement that she'd be the speaker of the National Assembly after taking over from Baleka Mbete.

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Thandi Modise was the chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) and nominated by the ANC to be the new speaker at a special national executive committee (NEC) meeting in Cape Town.

She is 59 years of age.

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Her age became a trending topic on social media, with many questioning why parliament and leaders are never in their 30's?! And that begged the question from Damon Beard; would you trust being lead by a 30-year-old in parliament?

Let him know your views in the comments section below.

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