A win for the DA: Msimanga turns R2bn ANC debt into R704m surplus

A win for the DA: Msimanga turns R2bn ANC debt into R704m surplus

- The DA's leader, Mmusi Maimane, thinks Solly Msimanga, Tshwane's mayor, was the best choice for candidate for Gauteng premier

- The DA says Solly managed to turn the R2 billion ANC-inherited debt of Tshwane into R704 million profit

- The Tshwane mayor also apparently got the city R5 billion in investments

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According to the DA, Solly Msimanga managed to turn R2 billion's debt into a R704 million surplus. The debt was inherited from the ANC.

Maimane added that since Solly became mayor of Tshwane, he managed to attract R5 billion's investment to the city.

The Citizen reports that Maimane also feels that Solly is the perfect typical township guy since he grew up in Atteridgeville outside Tshwane.

However, not all South Africans agree with the DA's choice.

Briefly.co.za reported on how the South African public reacted to the news that Solly was chosen and it wasn't very positive.

Solly seemed excited about the idea and even shared a brief plan of action for if he becomes the Gauteng Premier. South Africans however, felt he was promising something he could not deliver and was quick to tell him so.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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