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EFF in Joburg stages militant office stay-in at metro council

The action comes after two people were killed and dozens were injured while the Red Ants were evicting residents of Univille in Lenasia south on Friday.

The EFF is staging a sit-in at the offices of Joburg Metro following violent evictions where 2 people were killed in Lenasia. Picture: Koketso Motau/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Johannesburg is currently staging a militant office stay-in at the metro council.

The action comes after two people were killed and dozens were injured while the Red Ants were evicting residents of an informal settlement in Lenasia south on Friday.

The party’s regional region deputy secretary Kgabo Hlonyana says: “We have been trying to speak to the City of Johannesburg. So, our demand is simple, we want Mayor Herman Mashaba and the MMC for Housing Mzobani Ntuli to address us. If they don’t come, we’d rather sleep here… no one goes in, no one comes out.”

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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