‘The ANC is in the process of vomiting Cyril’

'The ANC is in the process of vomiting Cyril'
NOT A PROPHET: EFF leader Julius Malema says ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa won't finish his term as president. PICTURE BY GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images.

He says the President is facing difficulty in dealing with those implicated in state capture.

EFF leader Julius Malema has said that he doesn’t see ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa finishing his term of office,  saying what he sees is an ANC in the process of “vomiting” him.

Malema said those who have been implicated in state capture had refused to be removed by the President from the Parliamentary list, saying they had been elected by branches and that Ramaphosa was trying to “unelect” them.

These include Nomvula Mokonyane, Melusi Gigaba and Mosebenzi Zwane. On 1 April 2019, the IEC sent a letter to the ANC, informing it that it had received objections from the public to 30 names on its parliamentary list.

The 30 names objected to include DD Mabuza, Gwede Mantashe, Bathabile Dlamini, Zweli Mkhize, Angie Motshekga, Bheki Cele, Faith Muthambi, Bongani Bongo, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, David Mahlobo, Supra Mahumapelo, Cedric Frolick and Vincent Smith.

“They went to the NEC and said that those people who are implicated should be removed and they stood up in the meeting and said to him ‘now you want to unelect us?’ That’s the concept  they used,  ‘you want to unelect us’.

“They told him they were elected by branches and no-one is going to remove them,” he said.

Malema said internal rebellion against Ramaphosa’s leadership was growing in the ANC and “he won’t finish his term”.

“He won’t finish his term. He won’t.

“If he dares remove people like he did in Limpopo with those implicated in VBS, the people go to the ground and mobilise, Cyril won’t come back after their next year’s National General Council. He won’t. DD [Mabuza] is going to be put in as the President. We are in trouble, ” Malema said while addressing journalists at party headquarters in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

He said he knew the ANC and its dynamics from political experience and can tell when the party is “about to vomit someone and it will vomit him”.

“I can see the trend as its goes. I’m not a prophet. I just have experience that the ANC is about to vomit someone and it will vomit him,” said Malema Wednesday this week (10 Apr).

Malema said the confusion around the direction which the ANC should take on its Nasrec resolution has given the other group the ammunition to remove him.

(edited by MLM) 

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