PROUDLY SOUTH AFRICAN – SOUTH AFRICANS STANDING TOGETHER TO FINDING WORKING SOLUTIONS TO A SEEMINGLY IMPOSSIBLE SITUATION
President Ramaphosa has made a stand. Are you making a stand? Following seemingly irresponsible statements by Santaco secretary Ralph Jones, Santaco president Phillip Taaibosch has come out with constructive ways to support the stand made by President Ramaphosa.
17 March 2020: The first publicized actions are coming out of KZN at Chesterville Taxi rank with representatives from the South African National Taxi Council (Santaco) who were handing out hand sanitisers to taxi drivers and passengers.
Is it enough? No, but it is additional measures and the start of more measures to curb the Covid-19 virus. More specifically it communicates an urgency to all our people. In as much as the taxi public transport system is a high risk to our country it is also a common medium by which to convey urgency. Next step, masks and educational materials …..
The government cannot do this on their own, we need to help by being vigilant and not panic, be responsible and not arrogant.