The ANC remains the most reliable political party for the advancement of black people.
Those are the words of former finance minister Tito Mboweni.
Mboweni said the ruling party remains in spite his challenges the only party for “Black people in general, Africans in particular and democratic South Africans”.
Mboweni shared his tweet during celebrations of former President Thabo Mbeki’s 80th birthday on Saturday.
< p>President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke about the importance of maintaining the integrity of the ruling party.
“It is important that we remember why we were elected. We were not chosen to serve our own purposes or interests. We weren’t elected to betray the core values of our constitution, and we weren’t elected to spread false hope and empty promises,” Ramaphosa said.
He said the government is working hard to strengthen the party and reclaim the country from charlatans and thieves in order to rebuild the state and restore the economy so that people can live with dignity.
The President promised Mbeki that things would improve in SA.
“The democracy you helped build, of which you are the founding father, will reach its full potential in your lifetime. I am absolutely confident that we can count on your support as a servant of our people in our endeavors,” said Ramaphosa.
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