On Wednesday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa dropped a bombshell on South Africans - he included GOOD's Patricia De Lille in his cabinet.
South Africans waited in anticipation for the Head of State to announce his Cabinet on Wednesday night and - after being an hour late - Ramaphosa showed up to make his announcement, throwing a couple of surprises in.
Briefly.co.za reported that Ramaphosa named GOOD's Patricia de Lille as part of his Cabinet. De Lille has been appointed Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure.
We took a look at some of our readers' comments on Aunty Pat's inclusion in Cabinet.
Edgar Shungube commented: "Wow Rama, I think he really means business."
Tandiwe Magazi wrote: "I'm so happy for aunty Party, Congratulations my fighter."
Ringo Zaal added: "Wonder what the DA says now, she is a iron women."
Cynthia Aphane said: "A new Dawn for South Africa Tata God bless you and give you strength threw the mountains of Golgotha , nothing will be easy where we come from now . but we move forward Amen."
NwaVutomi Cynthia commented: "Welcome Antie Patty, I'm really excited over this appointment. IMbokoto."
Wilson Akusita Singini added: "God bless you very much Mr president for your wise choice."
Alfred Thetele wrote: "Aunty is back, #DA eating humble pie, wish her luck plus I might be moving to the Mother City #land."
Nolusindiso Monica Makaphela said: "Thank you my president for the inclusive cabinet ,u did keep ur promise 50% of man and women in ur newly elected Cabinet and u reduced 36% of cabinet ministers to 28% as Madiba did in 1994 in his Cabinet.l salute u My president.lt was not a mistake when I voted for you on the 8 of May 2019 to be a President of South Africa.As for Auntie Pat well done."
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