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'Fix my empty wallet': SA delivers Budget tweets to Gordhan

Minister of finance Pravin Gordhan Picture: ESA ALEXANDER
Minister of finance Pravin Gordhan Picture: ESA ALEXANDER
Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will deliver his highly anticipated Budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday. South Africans wasted no time in sharing their opinions on where the minster’s focus should be.

While many would differ‚ Andile Mlondo said the minster should increase taxes on cigarettes and alcohol.

>https://twitter.com/AndileMlondo/status/834279755394457601

Mandisi Eugene said criminal activities and corruption had become rife in government‚ but nothing was done to combat the scourge.

>https://twitter.com/MandisiEugene/status/834279729083645952

Wayne‚ on the other hand‚ said the Budget speech was a prime example of how the taxpayer got the short-end of the stick as politicians continued with their lavish lifestyles.

>https://twitter.com/MrGads2/status/834281680730992640

Sipho Komane posted a picture of an empty wallet‚ saying the minster should fix it.

>https://twitter.com/hardy–komane/status/834280789101670400

Tumi Sole begged the minister to have mercy on taxpayers.

>https://twitter.com/tumisole/status/834258596103909376

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