Mboweni sparks 'hair' debate, Maimane says to focus "assemblief"

Mboweni sparks 'hair' debate, Maimane says to focus "assemblief"

- Finance Minister Tito Mboweni often makes headlines with his cooking escapades and he's done it again, but for something different this time

- The minister attempted to start a debate on the usage of wigs but quickly deleted the tweets

- Former DA leader, Mmusi Maimane responded to his tweets asking the minister to "focus"

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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has been making headlines a lot recently but mostly for his cooking escapades. In posts that have since been deleted, the minister asked South Africans to debate on women wearing wigs.

The minister called for an "honest political and psychological debate" on why African woman wear wigs. He said: "Are we not happy with our African hair?" In a follow-up tweet, he added that this was a "heavy debate".

Former DA leader, Mmusi Maimane weighed in on Mboweni's call for a debate on the matter. Maimane said: "Please leave the hair conversation alone, it’s not your place to add garlic. Direct your focus to the Recovery Plan assemblief."

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Take a look at Mboweni's tweets below:

Mboweni sparks 'hair' debate online, Maimane tells him to focus "assemblief"

Tito Mboweni attempted to spark a debate on the usage of wigs. He soon after deleted the tweets. Source: @tito_mboweni / Twitter
Source: Twitter

This was Maimane's response to the deleted tweets:

Briefly.co.za compiled a few of the tweets left under Maimane's response:

@loratomaimane wrote:

"Wa phapha Tito... He is bored and not focused while his colleagues are getting arrested, he is busy focused on her hair issues! #attentionseeker#Celebritytendencies."

@capi2274 replied:

"Is this confirmation that some people just have an inability to move on?"

In other Mboweni news making headlines, Briefly.co.za recently reported on tweeps defending Mboweni after Nando's poked fun at his questionable cuisine. Tito Mboweni's cooking seems to have everyone both talking and laughing.

And if you've seen any of his Twitter meals you'll know why. The latest to poke a little fun at Tito's notorious cooking skills is none other than the ultimate roasters, Nando's. Tito Mboweni's cooking seems to have everyone both talking and laughing.

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And if you've seen any of his Twitter meals you'll know why. The latest to poke a little fun at Tito's notorious cooking skills is none other than the ultimate roasters, Nando's. Nando's, who seemed to agree commented that the Twitter user was a pupil from the "School of Tito."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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