- Zweli Mkhize has gifted a struggling family a new house
- The minister was touched by their poor living conditions while visiting during election campaigns
- The kind gesture was shared on social media and it sparked quite the reaction
Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, reportedly gave a family a new house after he saw how they were living while doing campaign work earlier this year.
Social media user Marvel Hlungwani posted the story on Twitter on Tuesday and he shared several photos of Mkhize's campaign visit and the new house.
"The Minister of Health and SMU's Chancellor, Dr Zweli Mkhize, early this year while on the ANC's campaign trail towards elections found a home like this and he has today built them a house with new furniture, groceries etc. in partnership with a charity organisation. Khabazela!!" the post read.
Briefly.co.za gathered the post left Mzansi divided - some applauded Mkhize for keeping his promises.
Phuti, who goes by the Twitter handle @Amplitorque, commented: "Did not go around making noise just did what he thought needed to be done. Well done minister."
Another tweep, @S_Gwiliza, added: "This is what true definition of Leadership is, change lives bit by bit . The ANC I knew growing up!"
Baratowa Moreneng, @BMoreneng, said: "Thanks to the mister for fulfilling his promise."
However, others were not too impressed and they said that it was not enough.
Daniels, @ADaniel26099125, wrote: "This is not sustainable. There are 1 000s of indigent families living in inhumane conditions across SA."
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