- Minister Fikile Mbalula recently said that the ANC is transforming the face of Ekurhuleni
- According to Mbalula, the City of Ekurhuleni will soon be very similar to the built-up areas in Dubai
- Many South Africans seemed to not believe a word that Mbalula was saying and made this clear in various online posts
South African Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula recently did an interview in which he made a number of big promises about how the ANC is planning to transform Ekurhuleni into a way more advanced city.
Speaking candidly in the interview, Mbalula confidently said that the ANC is looking to turn Erkurhuleni into a shopping destination that can be compared to Dubai's beautiful and futuristic shopping destination, Emirati City.
“We are changing the face of Ekurhuleni (and it) is going to be the next Dubai. You will no longer have to shop in Dubai, you will be shopping here in Ekurhuleni,” he said in an interview with Newzroom Afrika.
South Africans did not believe a word of Mbalula's promises and made this known in a number of online posts which you can read below:
"I have never been to Dubai but I doubt if they do have 'Squatter Camps' like Ekurhuleni, Can't wait for 'Mzanzi Dubai '."
"He must be fixing the potholes and stop dreaming"
"Issa circus here in South Africa."
"But poor people are still waiting for the houses. Since 2010 not finished."
Briefly News also reported that Minister Fikile Mbalula recently told Parliament that he was working on fixing the Passenger Rail Agency of SA. According to Fikile he is already working on some "ambitious" projects to help the agency get back on its feet.
Mbalula also said that all those involved in crippling the ailing agency would be brought to justice after the agency received a disclaimed audit opinion for two years in a row from the Auditor General, who remarked that the agency had unreliable financial statements and a lack of financial discipline.
Meanwhile, South Africans seemingly have no faith in Mbalula's promises and have had this to say: @HadebeM2 said:
"Delusional @MbalulaFikile LYING unprovoked."
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