Parks Tau roasted for slamming

Parks Tau roasted for slamming Mashaba redirecting bicycle lane funds to help the poor

The leader of the Gauteng ANC and former Johannesburg mayor slammed the DA’s new Jozi mayor, Herman Mashaba, for putting a stop to the city’s R70 million bicycle lane project; instead redirecting the money to delivering services to the poor in Alexandra.

Parks Tau roasted for slamming

Former Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau, who lost out to the DA’s Herman Mashaba, has gone viral on Twitter for all the wrong reasons.

Following Mashaba’s announcement to redirect a “wasteful” R70 million — intended for bicycle lanes in Jozi — towards service delivery in the Alexandar township; Tau lashed out saying it was the EFF who were behind the decision.

Regardless of who’s idea it was, South Africans on Twitter had a few choice words for the seemingly disgruntled former mayor.

So, this is where it all started:

And this is the fallout: