Angry Eastern Cape community forces premier to pump water from tap

Angry Eastern Cape community forces premier to pump water from tap

An Eastern Cape community recently reminded their premier, Oscar Mabuyane, who really runs the show. On a visit to one of the province's villages, fed-up residents forced the politician to go pump the water from the communal tap so he could understand their experience. In a video shared online, the flustered official can be seen pumping the water.

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Twitter user SonwabileNtlok4 shared the footage on the social media platform. Briefly.co.za gathered that the community was from Gcuwa, a small village in the Eastern Cape. They can be heard taunting the premier and shouting "Mpoompa" which means "Pump".

Social media users were generally quite happy with what they saw in the footage, many believing that the premier had to experience that. Twitter user LwaizakaM said:

"Good. He's useless."

Call_Me_Mayi said:

"KWT has brown water, kanti what's happening in EC? Is it a way for these municipalities to continue giving tenders to their buddies?"

Hlotyw said:

"Good. People don't play that side."

TheRealNelly90 said:

"I love my people with all my heart."

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QueenOfBreezy said:

"Good we are tired of not having water."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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