Andile Mngxitama, leader of the pan-Africanist and revolutionary socialist political party Black First Land First , made some very impressive promises on social media to lure South Africans into voting for his party. However, most South African thought his promises were impossible and a joke.
In an attempt to get South Africans to vote for BLF, Andile Mngxitama pledged to make some pretty unrealistic things happen in South Africa. With the upcoming 2019 elections it is to be expected that politicians make many promises, but Andile went overboard, according to tweeps.
Here's a list of what Andile promised South Africans if he become the next president:
- Petrol at R7.99 a litre
- Free electricity
- Free education until PhD level
- Free land
- Free livestock
- Free locally produced clothes
- BLF will pay 50% of the price of your car
- Interest-free loans
- Newly-weds receive R150 000 towards buying a home
- Mothers receive R55 upon birth of her child
- Citizens receive a percentage of all gold and platinum sales
- 4% VAT
Tweeps responded with their own hilarious views on the promises.
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