- EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu expressed his disdain following a controversial social media post
- The post included a photo of a mansion that is said to be owned by Shivambu
- Shivambu refuted the claims and social media users revealed some interesting details regarding the lavish home
EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu was awarded a lavish home that he was completely unaware of recently.
Twitter user @alfred_cabonena started the controversy as he shared an image on Sunday, with a caption which read: "This is Floyd Shivambu's house,deputy president of the EFF."
Although set in a rural landscape, the massive mansion is a home that anyone would be proud of, but Shivambu refuted the claims.
A bemused Shivambu responded to the tweet and asked:
"So where is the house and when are you giving me the keys now that you gave a house?"
Briefly.co.za noted that the post sparked a huge reaction as it went viral within a few hours on Monday.
It seems the same image has been used numerous times via social media and the owner keeps changing.
Based on the feedback, the general consensus is that the home is Burgersfort, Limpopo.
Lioneljhb1 (@LionelJHB1) touched on some controversial EFF-related stories of the past:
"When Alfie @alfred_cabonena (White Bot) passes the keys DP let us know we want to come and have a house warming so big it burns the hearts of house Negros to ashes they must send daily maverick's trash journalist to come search the bins next day."
Franco francose (@letsebogo) poured cold water on the allegations:
"This house is in Burgersfort, Manyaka Village next o Marula Platinum Mine. Is owned by Barta."
Ntebo Phenan Rachidi (@PhenRachidy) added,
"Owned by maapea is opposite to Samancor lwala mine on the road to marula platinum mines."
Noko (@geesum) touched on the popularity of the mysterious image:
"The problem is this house doesn't stay in one place, it will be in Vryburg tomorrow."
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