However‚ he said‚ Zulu was nowhere to be seen when she ought to be. Instead‚ she was busy with events in urban areas such as Sandton.
“The other day she was complaining saying she cannot even buy shoes [because] there’s no money in that ministry‚” said Mbalula.
He added: “That ministry must come down [to the townships] and stop chasing after Sandton people. The minister is nowhere but this is the space of that ministry.
“There’s a ministry of SMMEs but spaza shops have fallen. How can we allow that? How do we fix it?”