Musa Mseleku celebrates his daughter passing matric with flying colours

23 January 2023 - 07:00
By Joy Mphande
Musa Mseleku and his first wife MaCele are proud of their daughter after passing matric.
Image: Instagram/ Musa Mseleku Musa Mseleku and his first wife MaCele are proud of their daughter after passing matric.

The matric results have been revealed and Musa Mseleku is proud of his daughter Abongwe for being among the class of 2022 that achieved a 80.1% pass rate.

Mseleku, who has four wives and 10 children, took to his Instagram timeline lauding his daughter for getting three distinctions in mathematical literacy, life orientation and isiZulu. 

“She was aiming for four distinctions but she got three and we are proud of her. I'm excited about her getting a distinction in isiZulu because that's what I always maintain at home ... having been committed in sports and her academics is everything that a parent would want from a child,” Mseleku told TshisaLIVE.

As his daughter prepares for life as a young adult, the popular polygamist shared some words of wisdom with her. He said he was confident she could take up any challenge because of her being an independent woman.

“She is very responsible. I'm happy that she has asked me to let her be independent. I am respecting her wishes. She told she will independently look for accommodation, make sure her registration is sorted and so forth,

“I told her the world out there is big, warning her about certain things she should not do or people she should not associate herself with because of bad behaviour or succumb to peer pressure. She understands that she carries a big surname and that it still does not limit her from exploring as a young girl. I expect her to continue to respect people and keep the values passed down to her from her grandmother.”

In a WhatsApp text message seen by TshisaLIVE, Abongwe's mother expressed her pride and also shared some words of advice with her daughter.

Abongwe, I can't express how happy I am. Go to varsity and come back with a degree. This opportunity you are getting is not easy for most kids. When you are there just remember you owe it to your younger siblings who look up to you. Be a good example. Everything in this world will still be here when you get your degree. Rush for your success, don't rush the world,” she wrote.

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