- Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula featured in a short video clip as he was seen playing with a large rifle
- The video went viral via social media as Mbaks added a caption linked to the controversial issue of border control
- Social media users slammed the minister for his behaviour
Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula is no stranger to controversy and doesn't shy away from social media.
Mbalula caused a stir on Tuesday as he took to Twitter to share a short video and the post started trending.
Mbaks was seen in the video playing with an assault rifle and included the caption: "We patrol our borders that include coastal borders."
In light of the recent xenophobia conflict, the issue of border control has been a hot topic within Mzansi.
Briefly.co.za noted the strong reaction to Mbalula's tweet. Numerous tweeps saw the funny side, but others slammed the minister for his actions.
Bheko_Nxumalo (@Bheko_N) commented, "Tomorrow u will apologise for this."
Nathi Sibiya (@handiejn) said, "Give 2 Malusi Gigaba he can hold it better yours is that 38 gun."
Regina Veronica (@BbmblondeGene) added, "Too late.They already got in."
Mkhokheli Bandla (@Mkho_Bandla) responded, "Julius must teach you on how to handle that."
George Hepburn (@GeorgeHepburn12) asked, "Costal borders? HAHAHA.. Please tell us all... how many of the vessels purchased by this corruptment are currently operational in our coastal waters?"
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