“Supposedly it’s a planning problem; the ANC has not been in a position to be trusted to be planning in the public’s interest for the past seven years. The rampage and looting didn’t allow for forward-thinking.
He added that the decision followed the state's planning system which was compromised by interest groups.
“The last eight years were lost opportunity. Things will get worse. It takes a long time to build a nuclear plant,” Mathekga said.