Blade Nzimande on Cabinet axing: ‘I was not surprised.’

Blade Nzimande on Cabinet axing: ‘I was not surprised.’

Blade Nzimande, the fired higher education minister, was not surprised he was fired from his portfolio when the president announced another Cabinet reshuffle.

Blade Nzimande on Cabinet axing: ‘I was not surprised.’

Nzimande was the only minister who was totally removed from Cabinet when President Jacob Zua undertook his 11th Cabinet reshuffle recently.

Meanwhile, Nzimande said before he was axed, the president didn’t hand him the Fees Commission report into the viability of free higher education.

But, Nzimande said the signs of an imminent axing were there.

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However, Nzimande said he did find his axing totally out of order, although he was not surprised by Zuma’s move.

“All the signs were there.”

Meanwhile, Tweeps have expressed mixed reactions to Nzimande’s axing:

Twitter users did not disappoint with their hilarious memes following the Cabinet reshuffle last week.

Below are a few of the memes and posts.

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