As criticism against the deployment of the military at SONA mounts, South African comedian Trevor Noah added his two cents.

He poked fun at President Jacob Zuma in the lead of to The State of the Nation address.
SONA is taking place in Cape Town on Thursday, 9 February.

"People need to stop hating on President Jacob Zuma. Of all our democratically elected presidents he's easily in the top 3! #SONA2017."