President Cyril Ramaphosa has given his ministers a week to provide a game plan for the concerns of the people of Alexandra. The township has been plagued by service delivery protests, prompting the ANC head to visit the area yesterday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has told his ministers that he wants a plan for Alexandra from them in a week's time.
Ramaphosa visited the township yesterday where he pledged to address concerns over housing and waste removal.
The address had included an ANC delegation, consisting of ministers and members of provincial leadership, seeing their campaign drive in the area out in full force.
Ramaphosa was adamant that the issues raised by the recent protests were urgent and that they should be dealt with accordingly:
“Next week, I want them to give us a report, not fabricated reports. I want the real one.”
READ ALSO: The Meghan Effect: 10 Brands Whose Sales Skyrocketed In Recent Years Because Of Meghan Markle
According to Eyewitness News, the president insisted that his team would be working with the DA-led government in the region, saying that they need to come to the party.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Ramaphosa accused mayor Herman Mashaba of being afraid of the residents in the township and had challenged him to put his fears aside and come engage with the community.
Ramaphosa promised that the Alexandra Renewal Project would continue to work on providing housing, medical facilities and other vital infrastructure.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!