- On Wednesday morning, Fikile Mbalula posted a snap of the "government"
- The image shows President Ramaphosa and his cabinet
- South Africans saw the post as an opportunity to poke fun at the "old age home"
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Before Finance Minister Tito Mboweni gave the budget speech on Wednesday, Fikile Mbalula took to social media to share a photo of the ANC cabinet.
Mbalula simply captioned the post, "government" and it showed the president, deputy president and all the ministers and their deputies sitting around a table.
Take a look at the post below:
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South Africans had no chill and they immediately started roasting the ruling party. Many dubbed the ANC an "old age home" while others wanted to know when the country's leaders were planning to go on pension.
MavinoThabo, who goes by the Twitter handle @mavinothabo_884, commented:
"When are you honorables going for pension?"
Social media user, @Mbawula_Kasgo, added:
"Maybe the youngest is 50 years old."
Another tweep, @Thabo_Tsheke, wrote:
"A bunch of pensioners who add no value to our lives, most be cut here. I wonder if you guys ever make it past planning stage, you plan but implementation dololo."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported on Wednesday that Tito Mboweni delivered the highly-anticipated budget speech.
Finance Tito Mboweni has announced plans to reduce the civil service wage bill by R160 billion over the course of the next three years.
This announcement came as a shock to many, with the minister revealing the multi-billion-Rand cut in public sector employees' compensation.
The minister also announced that public office-bearers such as MPs, ministers, judges and magistrates would not be receiving salary hikes during this financial year.
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