KZN ANC's Zikalala: Zuma was voted into power
Sihle Zikalala says while people have the right to march against President Jacob Zuma, they need to remember that he was voted into power.
JOHANNESBURG - KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress chairperson Sihle Zikalala says while people have the right to march against the president, they need to remember that Jacob Zuma was voted into power.
Zikalala was speaking at the official Freedom Day commemoration in Manguzi in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday where the president delivered the keynote address.
Zuma was accompanied by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, several Cabinet ministers and provincial leadership.
#FreedomDay Zikalala: there is one parliament , one government and until 2019, Jacob Zuma will be our president. ZN— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) April 27, 2017
#FreedomDay KZN ANC chair Sihle Zikalala says those who have marched the right to do so but the majority of people in SA voted for Zuma— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) April 27, 2017
Zikalala's comments come as an anti-Zuma march takes place in Pretoria.
A new organisation called the Freedom Movement, comprised of opposition parties including the Democratic Alliance, United Democratic Movement and Congress of the People, organised a march to continue putting pressure on Zuma to step down.
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(Edited by Shimoney Regter)