- President Cyril Ramaphosa retained his title as South Africa's favourite politician
- Ramaphosa scored 61% in the South African Citizens Survey (SACS)
- The news was shared via social media, leaving many in disbelief
South Africa may be facing its fair share of issues, but President Cyril Ramaphosa is still a firm favourite for the people of Mzansi.
Despite high unemployment, an energy crisis and a failing economy, Ramaphosa still achieved a whopping 61% favourability ranking in the South African Citizens Survey (SACS).
Briefly.co.za learnt that the survey was based on 1 300 respondents, which was deemed to be a nationally-representative sample.
The South African reported that Ramaphosa has only experienced a 1% drop since the general elections last year.
Among the other senior political figures in the survey, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni came in next at 33%.
It was also interesting to note that someone such as EFF leader Julius Malema only achieved a rating of 26%.
While Juju may have a growing and passionate social media following, he still pales in comparison to Ramaphosa overall.
Presidential spokesperson Khusela Diko took to Twitter to share the results with the public, but many seemed unimpressed.
Siphamandla Bilitane (@Inspire09828707) asked,
"But what job is he doing? I voted for him last year and haf high expectations. I can't point to one thing he's achieved since elected except summits and Conferences. I would love to see more implementation of policies, energy, infrastructure development etc."
Mashumi (@MashumiMlambo) said,
"I think that survey was done by a drunkard."
STHEBE (@sthebeworldwide) was left with many questions:
"When was the survey conducted? By who? To who? Don't be coming here with According to SA citizens which citizens conducted this survey? Where? In Ruperts farm?"
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