Skhosana threatens to take EFF to court

He is out in the cold since his suspension on 25 February 2018.


Suspended Mpumalanga EFF secretary Alfred Skhosana has threatened to take the Economic Freedom Fighters to court if they expel him, according to reports.

He said Julius Malema’s party is not giving him a fair chance to prepare for the disciplinary hearing that is supposed to settle the matter, IOL reports.

Skhosana was suspended on 25 February 2018 during a meeting at party headquarters. He was charged for “underperformance” by party leader Malema

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They sent me a bundle of documents on 14 March 2018, two days before the hearing, and those documents were used as exhibits [evidence] against me in the hearing, said Skhosana on Thursday this week.

I did not have time to peruse those documents,” he said.



“I did not even have time to speak to my lawyer and arrange witnesses before the hearing.

“I raised my concern about the time constraint at the hearing and asked for a postponement, but they refused to grant the postponement. If Im expelled from the EFF, I will accept the decision and leave, but will take the EFF to court because the disciplinary hearing processes were against the law,” Skhosana said.

National secretary Godrich Gardee declined to comment.

I dont know what he is talking about. Im not privileged to comment on anything about him and the disciplinary hearing, said Gardee.

(With African News Agency)

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