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HE SHOULD BE APPRECIATED: President Ramaphosa led by example and did this for South African people

Leaders are elected to be servants of those whom they lead .Although they will be leaders , they practice the will of the people they represent. The President of South Africa passed a litmus test which sought to determine if the will of the people was his priority. Recently , the Minister of Sports, Arts , and Culture Mr Nathi Mthethwa informed of a R22-million flag monument project. It got a lot of disapproval from the members of the community who felt that it was a waste of the hard-earned taxpayers' money .In accordance with what the President of South Africa Mr Cyril Ramaphosa said , he got a phone call from the Minister concerned regarding the issue .He informed the President that the people of South Africa disapproved the flag project. As a leader who is dedicated to serving the will of the people, it was not hard for the President of South Africa Mr Cyril Ramaphosa to make a decision on the matter.He ordered the Minister of Sports, Arts, and Culture to cancel the project. The President led by example and showed how leaders had to handle matters. It is the will of the people that matters , and nothing more.

The Minister Mthethwa was roasted on social media for announcing the project.He was accused of being incompetent and some even wanted him to be fired .R22-million is a lot of money that can be used to develop the lives of people. It can also be used to assist the ppor people.

The Minister Mthethwa has an option of identifying artists who are no longer active but struggling .The R22-million can be spent on assisting the struggling artists financially and psychologically. Artists go through a lot in their daily lives , and the Minister should focus on helping those who are in great need of government assistance.

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