Public Protector says only God can remove her from her office

Public Protector says only God can remove her from her office

South Africa's Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has come under fire on social media after she claimed that she has been put in her office by a higher power and that only God can remove her from it.

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Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane took to social media to congratulate SA's newly appointed sheriffs, but things quickly escalated to something that got her a lot of negative attention.

Mkhwebane started discussing the treatment she's been getting from South Africa, especially from the media.

Apparent bitterness soon steered the conversation into the direction of her removal from office when Mkhwebane said she was placed there by God, and only He could remove her from it.

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As reported by The Citizen, a thread of messages was live-tweeted on the Twitter account @PublicProtector, and it caught the public's eye.

Check out some of the tweets:

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Briefly.co.za noticed that the 'higher power' tweet garnered a lot of comments from South Africans:

@GayspeakNews

Delusions of grandeur

@fuhr_n

Hahahahaha ok, i think legalising weed has had an adverse affect on you. In case you have forgotten, you are A PUBLIC servant, A PUBLIC appointed representative of the PUBLIC. You serve at the PUBLICS behest and discretion, you soul sworn duty is to the PUBLIC.

@RobForbesDJ

See this right here is why you're getting criticised left, right and centre. Ordained by god bull****. You're a public servant. You're responsible to US. Ffs.

@CaptainGrogg

Which God? Atul or Ajay?

@1Paulus

You’ve just proven your unsuitability for PP by this tweet...

This comes after Mkhwebane made headlines when she found Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan guilty of acting improperly, a pursuit that is considered a waste of resources.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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