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DA: Corrupt members will be fired

Mmusi Maimane told supporters that President Jacob Zuma is at the heart of government corruption.

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane addressing the crowd at the DA's election manifesto in Midvaal. Picture: Masa Kekana/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The Democratic Alliance (DA) has told Midvaal residents that any staff found to be corrupt in the party will be fired, as a strong signal to rid government of corruption.

The party launched its six promises plan in the Midvaal today, which is the only DA-led municipality in Gauteng.

Leader Mmusi Maimane addressed supporters at the stadium along with Mayor Bongani Baloyi who spoke of the party's achievements in the past five years.





Hundreds of DA supporters were transported to the Sicelo Stadium to listen to the DA's municipal elections plan.

Baloyi presented six plans which he promised the DA would implement should it retain the municipality, including plans to create jobs, boost tourism and govern without corruption.

Maimane told supporters that President Jacob Zuma is at the heart of government corruption.

"Corruption has a parent and that parent is Jacob Zuma."

Maimane promised supporters to decrease the 12 percent unemployment rate in the area to a single digit.

#Midvaal Maimane: We are going to bury the ANC here, they are not going to recover, they will be 6ft under when we're done with them. MK



#Midvaal Maimane says the DA is calling for an increase in social grants. MK pic.twitter.com/pCCIq7NoM3