Zuma increase despicable

2015-12-23 06:00

IT is absolutely despicable that Jacob Zuma and his cabinet will receive a five percent increase in the new year when they already receive such enormous salaries, especially compared with the public.

They have so many perks for themselves and their families, such as vehicles, air flights, VIP protection, housing in Cape Town and Pretoria, and improvements to Nkandla, when there are so many jobless, homeless people in South Africa, made worse by the drought and the failing crops.

Zuma must now put the country first, not himself and his extended family.

Instead of giggling his way through Parliament, he should surprise South Africans for Christmas and state that because of the economic crisis in the country, the right thing to do is not to take an increase.


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