Fikile Mbalula to lay charges against Somizi over lockdown extension 'joke'

2020-04-10 04:27:00 PM

'It was a bad joke on my part'.

Image:Minister of transport Fikile Mbalula will on Friday open a case againstIdols SAjudge Somizi Mhlongo for “name dropping and misinformation”.This comes after a video surfaced online of Mhlongo telling his Metro FM colleague Dineo Ranaka that there would be a lockdown extension, just hours before it was officially announced by the president.

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Mhlongo said he had heard the information from “Fikile”.Ranaka abruptly cuts off her live broadcast as soon as Mhlongo confirmed it was Mbalula who he was referring to.Mbaluladistanced himself from the claims and in a statement shared on his Twitter page on early Friday morning, the department of transport announced that the minister would take action by opening a case against Mhlongo for contravening the government lockdown regulations.

“Minister Mbalula will be at Sandton Police Station Friday morning to report the contravention of the Government Lockdown Regulations as published under the Disaster Management Act on fake news and misinformation peddling,” it read.MINISTER MBALULA TAKES ACTION AGAINST NAME DROPPING AND MISINFORMATION BY SOMIZI MHLONGO

Minister Mbalula will be at Sandton Police Station Friday morning to report the contravention of the Government Lockdown Regulations as Read more: Times LIVE »

Not necessary Enough. Move on. Go post this to Facebook pips. They will entertain it.

Fikile Mbalula to take legal action against Somizi Mhlongo over lockdown 'joke'Transport Minister FikileMbalula is set to lay a charge against TV personality SomiziMhlongo for peddling fake news about the nationwide lockdown. lockdown 😂😂😂😂😂🇿🇦 😂😂😂😂😂 This would make an epic reality TV show. Come on DStv can you imagine these two having a go at each other. Fikile is going to wish he never opened his useless trap. Somizi for the win. Take him down Somz

Fikile Mbalula to lay charges against Somizi over lockdown extension 'joke'Minister of transport Fikile Mbalula will on Friday open a case against Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo for “name dropping and misinformation”. No fake news related to COVID19 was spread. somizi haaibo Good

Fikile Mbalula condemns growing number of motorists defying lockdownAt the start of the second week of the lockdown, the number of cars stopped at roadblocks across the country nearly doubled, increasing from 17,559 on Monday to 29,738 on Wednesday. You started flip flopping and gave into the taxis! Continue stopping and turn them back. Rustenburg taxi rank done shopping no distance they wait like dis fo 6/7 hours waiting fo transport let taxi operate to save life they already run loss they jst help da country

Fikile Mbalula concerned about traffic increase during second week of lockdownTransport authorities registered an increased number of vehicles on the roads in the second week of the 21-day national lockdown imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19. Did he tell you that? Or did it come via somizi ? And so he should be. Yeah like duh. You should be . Where the hell are all these ppl going?

Fikile Mbalula concerned about traffic increase during second week of lockdownTransport authorities registered an increased number of vehicles on the roads in the second week of the 21-day national lockdown imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19. The citizens aren't adhering to the rules any more 💩💩💩💩 Me too. Many South Africans fail to abide by even the simplest of instructions even in a time of crisis 😤😤

Fikile Mbalula to lay charges against Somizi over lockdown extension 'joke'Minister of transport Fikile Mbalula will on Friday open a case against Idols SA judge Somizi Mhlongo for “name dropping and misinformation”. No fake news related to COVID19 was spread. somizi haaibo Good