DA reacts to Bheki Cele's beach inspection: "WC not a banana republic"

DA reacts to Bheki Cele's beach inspection: "WC not a banana republic"

- The DA's Ivan Meyer has responded to Bheki Cele's decision to inspect Western Cape beaches in a controversial tweet

- In the tweet, Meyer says that the Western Cape will not be bullied by the ANC in the same breath calling Cele a "cowboy"

- South Africans quicky took to the comment section to share mixed reactions to the controversial post

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The DA's Ivan Meyer has taken to Twitter to share a spicy response to the ANC and Bheki Cele's decision to inspect Western Cape beaches following the second wave of Covid-19 that has hit South Africa.

Meyer is clearly not impressed with the decision and decided to air his thoughts online. In the tweet he says that the Western Cape will not be bullied by the ANC and Bheki Cele who Meyer referred to as a cowboy acting like a sherrif.

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"Police Minister Bheki Cele will soon find out that the Western Cape can't be bullied by a failed state and a cowboy acting like the local sheriff. Sorry we are NOT a Banana Republic. The rule of law applies in the Western Cape. Get use to it mampara. @Our_DA," he wrote in the tweet.

Soon South Africans were sharing their thoughts in the comment section, read a few of them below.

@tembempilo said:

"Lol and why are so many people of color struggling in your so called western cape? NY Times did an article on how your so called WC was the most unequal province in the world."

@mdefon said:

"Time for WC independence Ivan, we can do it."

While, @DDefeared said:

"But he's Correct South Africa is a failed state by the ANC."
DA reacts to Bheki Cele's beach inspection: "WC not a banana republic"
Ivan Meyer has clapped back at Bheki Cele's decision to inspect Western Cape beaches. Images: @Ivan2Meyer/@SAPoliceService
Source: Twitter

Briefly.co.za earlier reported that, Police Minister is hunting for Covid-19 violations in the Western Cape after the announcement that certain beaches should close. After spending the morning in False Bay, the Police Minister arrived at Camps Bay where the situation quickly became heated.

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Naturally, the media made the most of Cele navigating the shoreline, with cameras and journalists covering the event. The Minister, used to this kind of attention, ensured that masks were in place and socialising sunbathers were properly distanced.

The situation became sticky when Cele happened across a film crew attempting to shoot a commercial. Journalist Sisonke Mlamla managed to capture the altercation between the Minister and a member of the team. Cele can be heard accusing the production crew that the law was being broken and that the filming would need to cease.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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