- Black First Land First (BLF) has openly accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of funding protest actions in North West province
- BLF said it was reliably informed that agents of white monopoly capital were trying to stop radical economic transformation in the province
- The party said factions aligned to Ramaphosa were funding a counter-revolution in the province
Black First Land First (BLF) has openly accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of funding protest action in North West province. The party made the allegation in a lengthy statement which it published on its own website.
BLF claims to have been reliably informed that agents of white monopoly capital were trying to stop radical economic transformation in the province by funding ongoing unrest and chaos.
The party claims community leaders and individuals have been pressured into accepting money by China Dodovu and Collen Maine, who it claims are aligned with Ramaphosa.
Briefly.co.za gathered that BLF said the protests in the province was part of a counter-revolution in the province, funded and orchestrated by the Ramaphosa faction within the ANC. The objective, according to BLF, is to remove Supra Mahumapelo as premier because he is seen as a Jacob Zuma loyalist.
BLF claims Mahumapelo has intimidated Ramaphosa’s corrupt backers by threatening to expose them through various and extensive investigations into corruption and fraud in the province.
“The plan is to try and remove Mahumapelo so that the corruption is not dealt with,” BLF said.
BLF accused Dodovu, the provincial deputy chairperson of the ANC, of being at the forefront of efforts to encourage unrest in the province, because Mahumapelo has singled Dodovu out for investigation.
“The protests are a pre-emptive strike to evade the investigation into corruption,” BLF, adding that they demand that Ramaphosa distance himself from the ‘sponsored’ protests in the North West.
BLF called for a commission of inquiry to be established to look into the causes of the protests in the province. “Our people in the North West must refuse to be used by those who are responsible for the Marikana massacre – if they love you, they should be sharing the wealth of the province with you.”
BLF admitted that some of the protests could be put down to residents being frustrated by the lack of service delivery which plagues the province.
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