EFF vows to rid municipalities of improperly hired staff members

The EFF launched its manifesto for the upcoming local government elections at a rally in Johannesburg's Gandhi Square on Sunday.

EFF leader Julius Malema at the party's manifesto launch on 26 September 2021. Picture: Xanderleigh Dookey Makhaza/Eyewitness News

JOHANNESBURG - The EFF has vowed to rid municipalities of improperly hired staff members as it committed to clean and competent governance should it be elected.

The party launched its manifesto for the upcoming local government elections at a rally in Johannesburg's Gandhi Square on Sunday.

With irregular appointments, one of the challenges noted by authorities responsible for local government oversight - EFF leader Julius Malema said this would be a thing of the past under the EFF.

He warned that they would "Fire" workers employed through sex for jobs schemes and other corrupt means.

"All those who got jobs for sex are going to be fired".

He also said they would go after the expanded public works programme who were hired in ANC meetings.

"How did they hire you, if you were hired in an ANC branch meeting, out".

The manifesto launch also coincided will the unveiling of EFF's new head offices which were named after late struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela whose birthday was on Sunday.

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