Talking Point: Is FNB campaign treason?

2013-01-21 11:22

The ANC has slammed the FNB “You can help” brand campaign, saying it was an attack on government.

“This isn’t an advert – it’s a political statement. An attack on the president, his ministers and government as a whole,” ANC spokesperson Keith Khoza told the Mail & Guardian.

The ANC Youth League, in a statement described it as treason.

But FNB says the campaign is a reminder to South Africans “not to be distracted by the little things” – “that the power exists in everyone to extend help to take people from a place of can’t to can”.

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