ANCYL defends Limpopo protest
The ANCYL in Limpopo said it would be unfair to exclude pupils from Thursday’s march.
LIMPOPO - The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) on Thursday hit back at criticism that its march in Limpopo disrupted schooling in Seshego.
The organisation protested against Cabinet's decision to place five provincial departments under administration.
The Education Department condemned the League's call for pupils to form part of its march to the Premier Cassel Mathale's office.
The province has been embroiled in a textbook crisis after pupils failed to receive learning material for seven months.
ANCYL spokesperson Nono Mabunda said it would be unfair to exclude pupils from Thursday's march, as they too were affected by government decisions.
"[The march] cannot be called a disruption of schooling because these young people came to demand what is rightfully theirs."