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Malema: ANC a corrupt kingdom ruled by Zuma

EFF leader Julius Malema has urged residents to choose wisely and vote for any other political party except the ANC.

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema in Nquthu, KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: @EFFSouthAfrica/Twitter

DURBAN – Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has urged Nquthu residents to vote against the African National Congress (ANC) in Wednesday’s by-elections to give them a taste of what’s to come in 2019.

Malema addressed dozens at the local taxi rank on Monday in a last attempt to woo residents to vote for his organisation.

Political parties have been campaigning in the area over the last few weeks after the municipality was dissolved earlier this year.

Malema has urged residents to choose wisely and vote for any other political party except the ANC.

“The ANC government never gave you water in this place but they built an R6 million swimming pool for Zuma.”

Malema also says the party has shown its track record of delivering on what it says.

“Just look at how much we’ve saved you because, by the time we stopped Nkandla development, the money was paid back.”

The EFF leader urged residents to strongly consider changing their voting patterns to the ones they have been creating since 1994.

At the same time, Malema has described the ANC as a corrupt kingdom ruled by President Jacob Zuma.

The EFF leader says Zuma treats the ANC as his own personal kingdom, which is why his family continues to abuse state resources.

He says Zuma has more sinister reasons for endorsing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to take over from him.

“When he came in, he moved Dlamini-Zuma to the African Union so that he can keep her safe and that she is not accused of corruption. So, when he leaves, he fetches her to come back to South Africa.”

Malema says if voters choose other political parties at Wednesday’s poll, this will send a strong message to the ANC of what's to come in 2019.

The EFF leader also made a strong plea to South African men to stop the abuse of women and children.

(Edited by Leeto M Khoza)

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