- The City of Johannesburg municipality received acclaim via social media recently
- Authorities reclaimed 44 properties that were previously hijacked and returned to the rightful owners
- A whopping 643 properties are still regarded as hijacked and many social media users wondered why the ANC allowed the situation in the first place
The City of Johannesburg municipality has had its fair share of controversies in the past, such as the Alex Shutdown earlier this year.
However, the public had nothing but praise for the municipality on Tuesday following an uplifting social media post.
The municipality took to Twitter to reveal progress on the state of hijacked properties in the city.
In total, the city’s authorities have reclaimed 44 hijacked properties and they’ve been returned to the rightful owners.
Unfortunately, there’s still a long way to go as the total list of hijacked properties amounts to 643.
Briefly.co.za observed the reaction from tweeps and many lauded the team for their hard work.
Questions were asked of the ANC and how the previous regime allowed the situation to get to this point.
3DMapLady (@3DMapLady) commented, “How the hell did #ANC think that 643 hijacked buildings in Joburg would pay their rates? Disgusting evidence of complete collapse of their management of the city. What did they do all day for 20 years? No wonder there is chaos in the inner city. #Ramaphosa hang your head in shame.”
Lesleymphom (@lesleymphom) added, “OUR PROBLEM IN SA IS ANC GOVERNMENT WHY DID THEY LED EVERYTHING FALL APART GO TO SUNNYSIDE NOW 99.7% illegal foreigners they don’t pay rent...or Electricity....but if you guys are keep on voting for them the whole South Africa will be owned by Pakistanis..Indians..Nigerians.”
Martin Rofhiwa (@Cdr_Twitta) said, “Its things like this that restore my confidence in my government. This is what I want to see. Honest proper work that ensures the safety of everyone. Good job. Keep it up.”
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