The two Economic Freedom Fighters who accepted money from President Cyril Ramaphosa have resigned, leaving so many questions unanswered. Mzansi took to social media to have their say on the matter.
Tebogo Mokwele and Nkasigang Mokgosi have opted to leave the Red Berets after it came to light that they had received money from President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Briefly.co.za reported that the two EFF MPs had admitted to receiving R80 000 each from the ANC leader, subsequently resigning.
This left South Africans with mixed feelings, with some saying that they did the politically correct thing, while others felt resigning did little to rectify the situation.
With Ramaphosa's CR17 fund coming under widespread criticism for who funded the endeavour, as well as the large sums donated, it came as a surprise to many that the two Red Beret members had opted to accept the funds in the first place.
Ernst Roets, Head of Policy and Action for AfriForum, took to social media to share his opinion on the matter:
"Remember this gallant fighter for the poor from the EFF? Her name is Tebogo Mokwele. She resigned yesterday after it came to the fore that she secretly took money from Cyril Ramaphosa’s election campaign. Who would ever have guessed that she was masquerading?"
Take a look at reactions to the matter below:
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