-Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has been facing backlash from fellow ministers over his economic growth strategy
- Ministers claim Mboweni had failed to consult the relevant officials before releasing his turnaround plan for South Africa
- Meanwhile, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for feedback on the finance head's plan
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is facing backlash over his economic turnaround plan from fellow ANC members.
Briefly.co.za reported that the minister had released his 77-page strategy with a wide range of reforms and interventions to boost the economy.
But ANC and Cabinet members have insisted that the minister should have consulted them before releasing the document, reports City Press.
Mboweni has since defended this move, insisting that certain ministers missed several deadlines to provide their input on the matter:
“We are pressing the button and we do not have time to waste. This country needs movement."
President Cyril Ramaphosa has since asked for those who have taken an issue with Mboweni's plan to come forward with their suggestions, reports eNCA.
Despite the backlash, Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has come forward to say the plan is a 'working document' which was sent to all ministers who were asked to give input, with consultation ongoing in this regard.
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