ANC Secretary-General Fikile Mbalula has opted against providing specific timeframes for issues, citing pressure from opposition parties.
This decision comes in response to scrutiny following his previous statement promising an end to load shedding by December of last year.
Mbalula expressed reluctance to commit to timelines, asserting, “Do I run Eskom?” His refusal to set definitive dates stems from the persistent questioning by opposition parties regarding his earlier statement about resolving the load shedding crisis.
Mbalula reflects the escalating pressure faced by the ANC and its representatives, particularly concerning the energy challenges and the public’s expectations of swift resolutions.
As the issue of load shedding persists, Mbalula’s cautious approach to refrain from committing to specific timelines could indicate a more cautious stance from the ANC in managing expectations amidst ongoing challenges faced by utilities like Eskom.