President Jacob Zuma is being attacked on Twitter, people are asking him to resign and legalise dagga.
These requests made up the majority of the recommendations made to Zuma on social networking sites following an invitation by the presidency for people to send suggestions for the president’s state-of-the-nation address.
User @CJSteyl wrote: “Before I go to bed I’d just like to remind the good folk at @PresidencyZAto include Jacob Zuma’s resignation in his #SONA2015. Thanks.”
Another user @mzukisij wrote: “Zuma must resign before the motion and #SONA2015 maybe sober people of this country will forgive him.”
@Matheb_Ohms wrote: “@PresidencyZA on your #SONA2015 please address us about when you will #PayBackTheMoney and about when you will resign as President. #MyInput.”
On the presidency’s official Facebook page, 1277 people posted their suggestions.
The majority of people were asking Zuma to resign and pay back the money spent on non-security upgrades to his private home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal.
Comrade Kamogelo Ramoloto on Facebook wrote: “Mr President tell us whether you going to pay cash, EFT or through shoprite money market… am talking about Nkandla money and what would my best Valentine’s present before my girlfriend gives me would be your resignation letter.”
Ditshepiso Promise Mapaila wrote: “I ask For Him To Become A Born Again Christian and To Ask God for forgiveness and the nation and then He can explain where the Money Went and How hes Going to Pay it Back and then He May Resign.”