Reflecting on this, Dube said Mbeki was “the leader of the pack of imigodoyi and by nature imigodoyi are people who are not honest. Now and again the man is revealing his true colours by the day.”
He argued that Ramaphosa should not to be used as a scapegoat and the entire leadership of the ANC should not be exonerated from their failures, particularly unfulfilled promises to the citizens.
The ANC ahead of its national policy conference next week faces a mammoth task of clearly defining what it means by renewal and getting rid of 'comrades' seeking self-enrichment, according to Mbeki.
It should do this to honour the legacy of the late ANC stalwart Jessie Duarte, he said.
“I am saying renewal is going to mean among other things ridding ourselves of these people who joined the ANC for self-enrichment ... people who are coming into the organisation in order to use it as a step ladder to positions of state power in order to accumulate wealth for themselves,” said Mbeki at Duarte’s memorial service.
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