In compliance with the nationwide lockdown that will take place from midnight on 26 March until 16 April, all restaurants, cafés, bars and coffee shops will also have to be on lockdown for 21 days.
This was announced by the Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane in a statement on 24 March, “Such service providers have not been included on the list of what has been deemed essential services during the lockdown, will not be permitted to operate, and thus need to be closed for the duration.”
In addition, the minister said all food delivery services will need to be suspended.
Twitter users turned to a frenzy after Chicken Licken announced they will be complying with the lockdown.
— Lindokuhle (@Lindo10537674) March 24, 2020
No Chicken Licken for 21 days??? Noo guys.
But y’all said tough times don’t last. The tough times are lasting pic.twitter.com/bhC3iLPqSP
— 🌈Shaz♌ (@Sheila_Shaz22) March 24, 2020
It was really all fun and games until Chicken Licken said ‘us too’
— Setlogolo sa Mohlabaneng (@MOWGALE) March 24, 2020
I’m still salty about that Chicken Licken announcement
— мαη who lived тωιcε™ (@SoniqueML) March 24, 2020
But chicken Licken is essential now… no more hot rockets 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/Tx2wmcyvYE
— The_Pharmacist (@Psychedelicx3) March 24, 2020
Surely I can buy Chicken Licken and freeze it??
— Ms Visual Korobela 🕊️ (@JustMeka_) March 24, 2020
Some tweeps (Twitter users) even vowed to get their last fast food from the franchise before the lockdown
My last cheat meal is going to be 36 Chicken Licken wings and 6 Krispy Kreme donuts 💀💀💀
— Sphe 🧮 (@Sph3_) March 25, 2020
NATIONAL CHICKEN LICKEN DAY!
— Siyabonga Beyile (@SiyaBeyile) March 25, 2020
Going to my nearest chicken licken right now pic.twitter.com/AYOfcKIITz
— Pundit in Training🌈 (@masegomfoloex) March 24, 2020
Let know what are you ordering on your food delivery app for the last time before the lockdown?
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