As part of the African National Congress (ANC) election campaign, President Cyril Ramaposa took a train from Soshanguve to Pretoria.
The president and his entourage were stuck on a train that was two hours late.
eNCA reporter Aldrin Sampear who was in the same train as the president speaks to Clement Manyathela.
The president woke up to a rude awakening literally, because what was supposed to have been an hour-long programme turned out to be close to four hours.— Aldrin Sampear, Reporter - ENCA
The president's being stuck on the train and getting an experience of exactly what commuters go through every day.— Aldrin Sampear, Reporter - ENCA
He did say that it was unfortunate that commuters have to experience this and this is something that he will be taking up with Prasa management.— Aldrin Sampear, Reporter - ENCA
EWN reporter Mia Lindeque who was waiting for the president on the other side of the train ride also weighed in on the lateness of the train.
The president received a warm welcome on the other side, but you could see when he addressed the commuters that he was distressed.— Mia Lindeque, Reporter - EWN
He said to people that heads will roll and I will make sure that Prasa will know about this.— Mia Lindeque, Reporter - EWN
Listen below to the full interview: