They said that they were concerned about the ongoing strike in the bus industry which left many commuters stranded and unable to get to their destinations. "Whilst respecting the legitimate grievances of the workers, we urge all parties to return to the negotiating table to resolve this impasse."
The ANC wished all South Africans who were celebrating Easter a blessed, peaceful and meaningful Easter with their families, friends and loved ones.
"Easter is a time of reflection for reflection and rejuvenation following as it does the Lent period of prayer and repentance," the ruling party said in a statement.
"We once again wish all those observing this period contemplation of the continued suffering of others and the role that society and the Church can and should play in our moral rejuvenation as a nation."