- EFF deputy leader Floyd Shivambu has urged South Africans not to be moved by President Cyril Ramaphosa's 'crocodile tears'
- This comes after the President became pretty emotional during his recent address
- Shivambu, however, insists that the tears Ramaphosa shed were completely fake
Economic Freedom Fighters deputy leader Floyd Shivambu has got Mzansi buzzing.
This time, Shivambu took aim at President Cyril Ramaphosa over his recent emotional Covid-19 address.
While many were moved, Shivambu isn't convinced that Ramaphosa was being sincere:
"Not so long ago, ANC president opened alcohol and encouraged people to dance to Jerusalema, people danced, added other songs (piano mostly). Now he’s shedding a crocodile tear. Fact is crocodile tears are caused by where we are, what we ate and drank, so he’s in Cape Town."
The current Level 3 restrictions see alcohol completely prohibited with non-essential establishments, including shops and restaurants, legally compelled to close at 8 pm sharp.
Shivambu's comments on the President's was met with mixed review, take a look at some of the reactions from social media below:
@ BizGuru: "Funny enough I disagree, if leadership is a character this will not be a time to politicize things. We are dealing with a very dangerous virus which is taking away everything from everyone, at least not government employees and Parliamentaries like yourselves. So I guess it's easy to continue."
@mthabas: "And you encourage your fellow comrades to ascend at Brackenfell and Senekal, there was no social distancing and most didn't wear a mask, so jy kan nou loop Floyd."
@Sbuddah_: "I honestly see no difference between Eff and John Steenhuisen. Always criticizing the president but no solutions."
@ThamJetro: "This means you were not following EFF statement each n every time Cyril addressed the nation.EFF has always been against Level 4 - 1. They have always encouraged Cyril to put the country in Level 5 until we have a solution."
@Antonymacamo1: "That "Piano" you talking about ke yone egotarakanyang skopo."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that Police Minister Bheki Cele has made an unusual statement over the new curfew imposed under Level 3 regulations.
Speaking during a SAPS members parade in KwaMashu on Wednesday, Cele declared that this time there will be 'no 31 December' this year.
With plans for traditional parties already scrapped by the liquor ban and the restrictions on gatherings, Cele opted to go one step further:
“We are experiencing something we’ve never gone through. This time, there is no 31 December. There is no New Year’s Eve. There is no tin-hitting. By 21:00, we want everybody ‘ulele’. Everybody must be in bed by 21:00. It’s important to understand this.”
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