DA calls for ANC split: 'Those who are committed to corruption and those who oppose it'
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called on the ANC to "split" into two factions.
This after News24 revealed new information regarding the public protector’s probe into President Cyril Ramaphosa.
In its report, News24 claimed that apparent leaked emails showed Ramaphosa was allegedly aware of those who funded and made contributions to his campaign for the ANC presidency, despite him previously denying it.
The emails were also mentioned in public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report about an alleged R500,000 donation to the CR17 campaign by controversial Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson.
Taking to social media, Maimane called on the ANC to “split” into two functions: those who were committed to corruption and those who were opposed to it.
"Let the ruling party split, so those who are committed to corruption work together and stand for an election, and those who are opposed to corruption and (want to build) a constitutional democracy join forces. That’s the choice that must be presented to voters. We must bring change," he said.
Let the ruling party split. So those who are committed to corruption work together and stand for an election, and those who are opposed to corruption and building a constitutional democracy join forces. That’s the choice that must be presented to voters. We must bring change— Mmusi Maimane (@MmusiMaimane) August 3, 2019
Maimane also suggested that "more" of this should be expected from the ruling party.
Expect more of this, as the governing party collapses with deployees & state fighting each other. Our greatest challenge is that we have An economy in distress, and a country that must focus on jobs & the future. Let’s reform our politics so those who share values work together https://t.co/BCGkKfk1sa— Mmusi Maimane (@MmusiMaimane) August 3, 2019
EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu also chimed in, sharing a video of party leader Julius Malema speaking at a media briefing in July, where he "exposed" a new dawn.
This exposes the lies being told by anc President Cyril Ramaphosa, and once again, Jamnandas (PG) confirms that his travel costs were laid by CR17 & this was never disclosed in parliament. When we report this to @PublicProtector & @ParliamentofRSA, we are defenders State capture! https://t.co/sEo1QDPooj— Floyd Shivambu (@FloydShivambu) August 3, 2019
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