South Africans slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa over a statement he made about the ANC and the mistakes it made over the past couple of years.
On Tuesday, Fikile Mbalula posted a quote the South African head of state made recently and it was met with backlash on social media:
"“We have made mistakes - we have learned from them. We must never ever repeat them. We are here to serve the people of South Africa and that is how we would like the nation to see in us - through action we are working to regain our people’s trust,” Comrade @CyrilRamaphosa."
PAY ATTENTION: Do you want to know what's trending on Briefly.co.za? Join our WhatsApp group today.
South Africans were left outraged and they added the ANC had 25 years to learn from its mistakes.
Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at some of the reactions Ramaphosa's statement gathered on social media.
Twitter user @Lipra_LM commented: "So wena April u call stealing a mistake? Killing people at Esidimeni/Marikana a mistake? Spending 900k on a holiday for u and family is a mistake? You can't b serious."
Nthabiseng Sibisi, who goes by the Twitter handle @Sibisi_Nthabi, added: "Really now? Can’t you see SA is fed up with the ANCs “mistakes”? Or senisuthi now you want to gain people’s trust while they went hungry and unsheltered?@EFFSouthAfrica save us!"
PAY ATTENTION: 15 Traits That Meghan Markle Has In Common With Princess Diana
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!