- The ANC birthday party celebrations take place this weekend in the Northern Cape
- Helen Zille has used the opportunity to throw shade at the political party for their preparations ahead of the event
- Her post was met with mixed reactions from Mzansi social media users
Helen Zille has thrown shade at the ANC ahead of their birthday celebrations in the Northern Cape this weekend. She took to social media to comment on how she saw the municipality frantically fixing potholes in Kimberley.
Helen Zille is never far from controversy lately. She threw shade at the ruling party in a tweet she posted recently, which read:
"Just driven through Kimberly. The municipality furiously fixing potholes and paving verges. Soldiers in camouflage gear. The place crawling with black Beemers and security. ANC appropriating airport, waiting for the brass to arrive. Where does one start?"'
Her post was met with mixed reactions from social media users. Some thought she was just being bitter. Twitter user 23ianstyne said:
"You are breathing through the wound madam. I mean to drive all the way to Kimberley just to spy on the ANC January 8th celebrations? That's a tad drastic don't you think?"
"They scramble around in Grahamstown like this too, for the National Arts Festival every year. Road markers repainted, litter cleared, potholes temporarily ‘fixed’. Back to a filthy slum when over."
"Unfortunately most of the numbnuts commenting have missed the point. Why must the people of Kimberley suffer all the time- but when @MYANC has their birthday there the proverbial red carpet is laid out?"
"I wish Cyril would visit my suburb every month... then we would see everything being furiously fixed."
"It is again startling how many people miss the point. I saw this in Yanbu, SArabia when a Prince briefly visited. Pot-holes filled & roads resurfaced, but only on the route. Even buildings repainted, but only the bits he would see. Thus the visitor thinks all is good."
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