JOHANNESBURG - Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande got the #StudentMustFall trending after comments he made prior to his press briefing on student protests in Cape Town on Wednesday.
Although said in jest, the comment drew a lot of attention on social media.
Hahahahahaha dnt mind him he is drunk again! #StudentsMustFall— MasterMind! (@PhPnhlapo) October 22, 2015
When the Minister of Higher Education says #StudentsMustFall Oh the irony. Smh— Fezeka Mabuza (@Fezeka_Mabuza) October 22, 2015
He is failing dismally at doing his job yet he has the nerve to say #StudentsMustFall..ignorance is bliss! The layer on his face must fall!— Je m'appelle Nhla (@Bri_mojakes) October 22, 2015
BladeNzimande says "Then if students don't accept this, then we will start our own movement, #StudentsMustFall." SHOCKING!!!— YaYa (@_Aya_5683) October 22, 2015
#studentsmustfall with live bullets? What is Blade smoking/drinking?!— Msizi khiba-Gcabashe (@Msizii_) October 22, 2015