- Tito Mboweni took to social media to call on Mzansi to act by "rocking the boat"
- However, the minister's post sparked division online
- Some accused the minister of doing nothing to change the people's lives, while others agreed that it was time the broken system was "disrupted"
On Tuesday, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni took to social media to call on South Africans to help move the country forward by disrupting the comfort zones and rocking the boat.
Mboweni said South Africa needs movement and it can only be done by 'disrupting and destructing inertia'.
The post read:
"Rock the boat! Shake the baobab tree! Do the unusual, disrupt the comfortable zones. Get things moving. Irritate the Establishment! Let them think! That is how you get Movement forward. This country needs Movement! Disrupt, destruct inertia!"
The post sparked a mixed reaction on social media and Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at some of the comments.
Social media user, @ComradeOupa, commented: "We are going to crush the system that subject us to poverty by hiring old ages ministers."
Another tweep, @0206smile, added: "In the process we burning bridges we can't employ such people honestly, people who need pushing to work? Nah."
Twitter user, @rakadimo24, wrote: "This one must just stick to cooking tin fish and sit down, we have got serious issues to grapple with."
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