Pretoria - As President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa's inauguration got under way on Saturday, former President Jacob Zuma was nowhere to be seen at Loftus Versveld Stadium in Pretoria.
While all the other former SA presidents accompanied their wives, former first lady and Zuma's fourth wife Bongi Ngema-Zuma arrived alone.
Earlier, GCIS had confirmed that an invitation had been extended to all former heads of state.
About 32 000 people were expected to converge on Loftus, with an additional 4 500 VIP guests, including Cabinet ministers and their deputies, MPs, provincial premiers, MECs and mayors.
While speaking to supporters outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court last week, Zuma said he felt let down by the current governemnt. He said he would not attend the inauguration of president Cyril Ramaphosa because he was busy working on his corruption case with his legal team.