- Saffas are none too pleased with President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC for the allegations of corruption surrounding Covid-19 relief funds
- Social media has had the #CyrilMustGo hashtag trending for most of Saturday
- Some people are holding Ramphosa specifically accountable while others believe it is the ANC who is to blame
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A hashtag has been trending at number 1 for most of Saturday and it has Saffas demanding that #CyrilMustGo.
This is in response to the numerous allegations of corruption surrounding Covid-19 funds and how the ANC and President Cyril Ramaphosa has handled the situation.
Some people are holding Ramaphosa accountable for the corruption, while others are defending him laying the blame at the feet of the ANC.
Here are some of the messages that have been posted on social media:
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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Mzansi social media users have dragged the ANC for allegedly misusing the R500 billion Covid-19 relief fund that was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in April.
Many tweeps poked fun at the ANC for announcing that an inquiry has been set up to investigate the allegations of fraud and corruption relating to the fund.
The Special Investigative Unit is currently probing companies accused of having been awarded tenders irregularly from the Covid-19 relief fund. Many of the companies that have bagged the multi-million rand tenders are associated with the families of the top ANC members.
Mzansi citizens took to Twitter to slam the ANC for "investigating the ANC" amid the corruption allegations. Their reactions were sparked by a post by tweep, @andisiwe_boya. He tweeted a picture of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga watching herself on the news on TV. He captioned his post:
"The ANC is investigating the ANC again."
In other news, the Economic Freedom Fighters are not impressed at the committee appointed to deal with allegations of corruption relating to the procurement of Covid-19 relief goods and services.
In a statement released following the announcement, the Red Berets signalled their disapproval over ministers being handed this sensitive task:
"Such a decision is a waste of time, irrational and a clear sign of lack of leadership that characterise Cyril Ramaphosa and the whole Cabinet."
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