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Herman Mashaba says " I will never support this nonsense of open borders"

In recent years, one thing that has been highly debated, especially amongst many South African people who are politically active, is the issue of "Open borders". At this juncture in history, South African people are greatly divided by this matter of open borders.

There are some South African people who truly believes South African borders should be opened. And there are some South African people who are totally against this idea of open borders. As a matter of fact, some people don't even want to entertain this idea.

Those people who believes in open border policy have argued that tight borders as we came to know them, were introduced during the colonial era. Some proponents of open borders have even highlighted the fact that there was a point in time where Africans didn't have borders.

However, from the foregoing, readers can be able to discern that the issue of open borders is ongoing issue. And those South African people who are well versed with South African politics will readily recall that even some well-known personalities in our country are engaging in this debate of open borders.

One of the people who have weighed in this subject matter of open borders is none other Herman Mashaba. Herman Mashaba needs no introduction because he is widely known across the country. Mashaba has taken to Twitter to indicate that he will never support the opening of borders.

In his own words, the leader of ActionSA Herman Mashaba profoundly stated the following on his official Twitter account "I will never support this nonsense of open borders! As @Action4SA we want the people of the world to come to South Africa, but they must come here legally, and when here, they must respect our laws"

In the same tweet, Herman Mashaba went on to state that " South Africans, we must NEVER remain silent in the face of the breakdown of the rule of law in our cities. The causalities of inaction will be our poorest residents, as well as law-abiding foreign nationals"

Herman Mashaba again said "I will always welcome foreign nationals, particularly those with skills & investment, but we have to be able to protect the best interest of South Africans and put them first.Access to our borders cannot be an uncontrolled free-for-all like some are calling for"

https://mobile.twitter.com/HermanMashaba/status/1450849663754674182

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