Govt must do what is right and find money

2016-09-13 06:00

THERE can be nothing more important in this country that spending money on education.

If one goes back to the evil Bantu Education Act foisted upon the country by the National Party, it was an extremely poor education offered to black people, and to that extent I agree fully with the students’ demands for no increase in fees.

I do not agree with the rioting or buildings being burnt down, but on the other hand, the ANC and President Jacob Zuma have not shown themselves to be interested in listening to the hardship of their own people.

Zuma could have been a great president but he has proved to be a disaster, like so many leaders in the world today who are putting state money in their pockets, money that should have been spent on education and not for the benefit of politicians.

So a message to Zuma and his greedy pals: do what is right for once in your lives, for the sake of our students who need to be well-educated. I fully support the students’ demand for no increase in fees for universities. Find the money.

M.R. WOOLLAM

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