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Malema: ‘Mpumalanga is governed by the rotten ANC’

“Mpumalanga produced a rotten deputy president called DD Mabuza. It is in this province where schools are collapsing. It is in this province where children are still falling in pit toilets," Malema said.

FILE: EFF leader Julius Malema at the party’s sixth birthday celebration at Kanyamazane Stadium in Mpumalanga on Saturday 27 July 2019. Picture: @EFFSouthAfrica/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on Saturday said Mpumalanga was the most corrupt province yet there hasn’t been a successful case against any politician.

Malema was speaking at the party’s sixth birthday celebration at KaNyamazane Stadium in Mpumalanga.

“We are in a province where people are killed for tenders and no one is arrested. It is in this province where there is no single successful court case against a politician and yet MP is the most corrupt province,” Malema said.

The party - now the third biggest in Parliament - was formed in 2013 by Malema after his fallout with the African National Congress.

Malema said the province was governed by a “rotten party” called the ANC.

“Mpumalanga produced a rotten deputy president called DD Mabuza. It is in this province where schools are collapsing. It is in this province where children are still falling in pit toilets.”

Malema also claimed that it was only those who supported Mabuza stood a better chance at getting opportunities.

BE CAREFUL, RAMAPHOSA

Malema said if President Cyril Ramaphosa is not careful, he will fall on his own sword like his predecessor Jacob Zuma.

He said the party has not yet made the call for Ramaphosa to go, but if he failed to act on Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan, he will have to leave his office.

Malema was addressing thousands of supporters at the KaNyamazane Stadium in Mpumalanga where the party is celebrating its sixth anniversary.

“The EFF has not said, as yet, that Ramaphosa must go. We have not said that and I’m not saying that today, but I am saying to him listen to the loud whispering otherwise you will follow your predecessor and go and look after cattle in Venda.”

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