- DA ward councillor Angus McKenzie has been running a feeding scheme in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town
- In a video that is starting to trend, McKenzie was seen tasting from a spoon then using it to feed the needy
- McKenzie's blunder has been heavily criticised and his team have also been questioned for not wearing masks
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Sometimes good intentions can lead to negative consequences.
Due to the nationwide lockdown, many South Africans are struggling to generate income and put food on the table.
DA ward councillor Angus McKenzie has been assisting residents of the suburb of Bonteheuwel on the notorious Cape Flats.
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McKenzie has been participating in a feeding scheme to aid the needy and decided to film the moment of benevolence.
Unfortunately, it has backfired spectacularly, as Gayton McKenzie (@G_XCON) took to Twitter to share the video.
Gayton slammed the politician for his team's unhealthy conduct - team members weren't wearing masks and seemed to be speaking over the pots of food.
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The cherry on top took place when McKenzie seemingly tasted from his spoon then continued to dish food meant for one of the residents.
IOL reported that McKenzie disputed that he ate the food being dished.
McKeznie said, "While this may not be the answer the naysayers will appreciate I will continue to do over and above what is expected of me, to ensure that as many people as possible in my community have something to eat during this very difficult time."
Zeldrè (@Zeldr19) said,
"Disgusting! I won't even eat that food if my mom, any family member or friends done that."
Jonathan Stephenson (@RefineAfrica) responded,
"I would never support this party but I think here it’s more a case of naivety than malice. Perhaps send him a message Gayton and advise."
Xolani Zondi (@Xolanmagagula) added,
"Eew! And hes bussy talking over that pot. Damn him."
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