Officer Cyril Ramaphosa charms unsuspecting Gauteng motorists

Officer Cyril Ramaphosa charms unsuspecting Gauteng motorists

- President Cyril Ramaphosa treated motorists to a surprise while launching October Transport Month

- The politician interacted with citizens as the state kicks off the road safety campaign in Gauteng

- Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula and Premier David Makhura joined Ramaphosa on the ground

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Officer 'Ramaps' treated unsuspecting Gauteng motorists to a surprise when they encountered the president on Saturday.

With the launch of October Transport Month, under the banner of 'Fixing Transport to Grow South Africa Together', Cyril Ramaphosa was hard at work engaging with citizens.

Minister Fikile Mbalula and Gauteng Premier David Makhura joined the president in kicking off efforts to make Mzansi's roads safer.

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With December just around the corner, many will soon be traversing the country's highways and the government seemingly wants to prevent any unnecessary trauma.

Ramaphosa was arguably the most well-received traffic officer in SA today as he charmed those who ran into him during their travels in the area.

Briefly.co.za reported that Mbalula's attempt to encourage using public transport had backfired spectacularly on him when citizens clapped back at the motion.

Nevertheless 'Mr Fix-it' was all smiles as he worked the crowd gathered for the event. During the festive season last year over 1 600 deaths were reported, with human error accounting for 90% of incidents.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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