Various political parties in Parliament say they would have wanted more information about the country’s COVID-19 vaccination plan during President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address.
Ramaphosa delivered his fifth SONA during a very subdued event on Thursday evening. Only 50 people were allowed inside the National Assembly, in an effort to comply with COVID-19 regulations.
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the State Of the Nation Address:
All other MPs and guests followed proceedings via virtual platforms.
African Christian Democratic Party leader Reverend Kenneth Meshoe says the party expected an apology from President Ramaphosa for the setback in the coronavirus vaccination programme.
Meshoe says although the President provides good ideas, he constantly fails to ensure implementation of his plans.