Mr President, what are you doing?

2016-09-01 06:00

THE public cannot comprehend the actions of wanting to charge the finance minister with corruption. Surely the president is conversant with the repercussions on our economy.

How it is possible that a president is bent on destroying a country’s economic system, which will terminate the country being demoted to junk status? Even the Guptas are “pulling out” of the country to avoid being bankrupted.

Prior to Zuma’s presidency the country could boast of an elite, sophisticated and highly trained, experienced criminal investigations organisation, the Scorpions.

When Zuma was being investigated for corruption, he disbanded the organisation, which was under the leadership of Ngcuka.

A parliamentary minister informed media that “no one is above the law”. He committed an error. Our president is above the law. Had the president been resident in a country where Sharia law prevails, he would have been beheaded for rape.

Islam views fraudulent dealings as unacceptable. According to Islam, no observing Muslim can be enriched from interest accumulated on money in the bank.

In which abandoned warehouses are the Spanish train carriages, not compatible with our railways, rusting in a state of disuse? Mention can be made of unfurnished construction houses, which are becoming derelict. What of Eskoms “questionable” contracts, the financial collapse of SAA, the Post Office and the SABC? Malfunctioning government agencies should all be placed under scrutiny.

In this economic climate, where the state cannot offer free tertiary education, clamoured for by non-academic/non studious, destructive youth, government property is still being vandalised. It was calculated that our national debt amounts to trillions, to be doubled if SA agrees to a loan from China and Russia for money for the building of the nuclear power station. Note, that after the 1994 election, when the ANC was voted into power, the national debt was expunged.

Dr LJ Peltz
• Letter shortened.

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