- It was recently revealed that advocate Dali Mpofu would be representing Jacob Zuma in court
- Many social media users were truly surprised to spot Mpofu as part of Zuma's legal team and made this known online
- Many of them have voiced their suspicions on seeing an EFF member backing a former ANC president
It was a truly shocking moment for many South Africans after the EFF's Dali Mpofu showed up as an unexpected part of former president Jacob Zuma's legal team in court on Wednesday afternoon this week.
According to various reports, Mpofu has confirmed that he will be representing Zuma, and while many are shocked that a member of the EFF will be representing an ANC member. As shocked as they are, they are also looking forward to watching the drama unfold as Mpofu is not one to hold his tongue.
Many of them have headed to various social media pages to either express their shock or to accuse the EFF of secretly cohorting with the ANC, reports a TimesLIVE article. Read a few of their interesting views on the matter below:
Somathaithai VS said:
"You can't trust these EFF people, they're the ones who were shouting Zuma must fall, now they're representing him in a court of law...... Pewwwwwww..."
Ntakuseni Abel Mushidzhi said:
"Advocate is confusing us as citizens, last he was shouting pay back the money in Parliament, today he is defending the same corrupt person, he must choose between his job or to be a politician."
David Harsant said:
"So the EFF played a role exposing him now they defending him. Fickle minded people are always entertainment"
Briefly News previously reported that Kgoroeadira Mudau Inc has decided against representing former president Jacob Zuma ahead of a Constitutional Court appearance where he will be appealing a personal cost judgment ruling that was made in 2017.
The director of the law firm, Rapulane Kgoroeadira, confirmed that his law firm, which was appointed by Zuma in December last year, has withdrawn from the case. He refused to reveal why they made the decision.
Kgoroeadira Mudau Inc is one of three law firms that decided against representing Zuma, who was told that he needed to settle his legal fees after he took former public protector Thuli Madonsela to court, where he was hoping to get her state capture report reviewed and set aside, IOL reports.
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