"The world knows you as a man of humanity, but to us at Swallows you are more than that - you are an example of how a man should live his life.
"When you were released from prison many thought that you will seek revenge for all the years you spent there, but instead you came out with your arms wide open ready to embrace the same people who imprisoned you.
"That alone tells us all the kind of man that you are - a man of honour and integrity.
"Happy Birthday Madiba. May you have many more years to come."