- Floyd Shivambu has called Ramaphosa out for his lack of "compassion"
- The EFF deputy head was not impressed with the president retrenching his cattle farm staff
- Ramaphosa's decision was reportedly a bid to save the farm from liquidation
Floyd Shivambu is not happy with the President of South Africa after news broke that Ramaphosa retrenched nearly half of the staff on his cattle farm.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Ramaphosa's representatives revealed he let a group of his staff members go to keep the farm from liquidation.
The EFF deputy head was not impressed by the news and called the president out for leaving his own employees without jobs despite the current levels of unemployment in SA.
Shivambu captioned the post:
"This can’t be true... a sitting a president of a country with crisis levels of unemployment, who’s alleged to be a billionaire can’t even keep workers for a little bit longer until the problems have passed. Where’s the compassion and appreciation of that our people are in crisis?"
Many echoed Shivambu's sentiments, slamming Ramaphosa for taking care of his own wealth while others are left unemployed and struggling.
Twitter user, @MrMjSir1, commented:
"Useless Ramaphosa. Even if you don't run the farm but no one can take such decision without his knowledge. We need selfless leadership. Those who are agreeing with this still have food on the table, the moment they lose their jobs they will regret their stupid comments. Mxm."
Mickey Van Peeblez, who goes by the Twitter handle @van_peeblez, added:
"This is the messed up thing about this country, you have greedy people who make billions and still want to be president of the country. How do you expect him to relate to poverty and unemployment in this country? Cyril should have sat this one out and sell bulls for one million."
A Twitter user, @Nditheorance, wrote:
"Is this the same guy who promised us a million jobs?"
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