- Simphiwe Dana has claimed that President Cyril Ramaphosa is treating the citizens of Mzansi like children
- Simphiwe Dana's opinion comes after Ramaphosa announced that Mzansi was moving back to Level 3 with immediate effect
- Mzansi social media users disagreed with Dana's views on the matter
Simphiwe Dana has taken to social media to claim that President Cyril Ramaphosa is treating South Africans like children after he introduced new lockdown regulations with immediate effect on Monday night.
The songstress has shared that Ramaphosa should have given Mzansi at least a week to prepare to go back to the stricter Level 3 Covid-19 lockdown. The singer took to Twitter on Tuesday, 29 December and wrote:
"Xa sitheth’ inyani our president is treating us like children. He could have given us a week to prepare ourselves for Level 3."
A tweep @Shoes0613 took to the star's comment section to disagree with her. @Shoes0613 asked Simphiwe:
"If I may ask,what do we need to be ready for Level 3?"
The artist shared that she wanted to do grocery shopping first before she could be ready for Level 3 lockdown. She replied to the tweep:
"Mainly grocery shopping. Also to travel to our homes were we visiting others, especially in different provinces."
Another tweep @buchule04 also disagreed with Simphiwe's views on Ramaphosa's decision. @buchule04 said:
"That’s wasn’t gonna work. To prepare for what? To buy alcohol?"
The Ndiredi hitmaker took to Twitter to support her statement. She replied to @buchule04:
"To prepare to stay indoors. This fixation with alcohol really clouds judgment. And you should know that people can still get alcohol from the black market. Personally, if my president says things are dire, I wanna be indoors as much as possible."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that DJ Fresh has accepted the blame after government took a decision on Monday night to move the country back to Level 3 in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The country had moved to Level 1 in the festive season and eased some lockdown regulations to allow citizens to enjoy their festive season and some businesses to open. But the rise in the number of Covid-19 infections due to some people not adhering to the lockdown regulations has forced President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Cabinet to impose stricter rules.
The veteran radio personality took to Twitter on Monday night, 28 December after Ramaphosa's address to share his thoughts on his speech. Fresh shared that South Africans had one job to do which was to adhere to the regulations in order to flatten the curve. He asked why people were surprised when Ramaphosa announced that Mzansi was moving back to Level 3. Fresh wrote:
"#FamilyMeeting WHY LE MAKALA??? #WeHadONEjob."
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