Malema throws shade at ANC during Gardee Godrich's birthday bash

Malema throws shade at ANC during Gardee Godrich's birthday bash

- EFF General Secretary celebrated his 50th birthday this weekend and Malema attended the event

- Malema said the EFF keep their members young, whereas the ANC "destroys" their members and make them old

- Social media was in stitches with Malema's stab at the ANC

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see News on your News Feed!

The EFF got together to celebrate its secretary general's 50th birthday this weekend. It was a joyous event that was dedicated to the former exile.

But EFF leader Julius Malema couldn't resist getting a shot in at the ruling party, the ANC.

While he was complimenting Gardee Godrich on how young he looks, he added that ANC's Fikile Mbalula looks older than Godrich.

Malema then added that ANC members grow older much quicker:

READ ALSO: Zuma threatens those who call him corrupt, now that he’s a regular citizen

READ ALSO: Reports emerge that Zuma allegedly collapsed the ANC consultative conference

Malema talked about how politics should be approached, how people need to fight for change.

You must stay in politics, politics are interesting. Politics keep you young because you have to think.
And for you to think, you have to be young. Old people seize to think, and they accept things as they are.

READ ALSO: KZN ANC warns the ANC leaders not to interfere in provincial matters

Malema added that people shouldn't accept that things should stay the way they are. People must find changes.

Never comply to the status quo, always do the opposite.

He added that politicians shouldn't worry about being liked by everybody.

Only money is loved by everybody
Do that which satisfies your desires. If you think it's the right thing to do, you do it. It doesn't matter who says what. As long as you follow your conviction.
That's why you are young now, at 50. It's because you followed your conviction. The EFF keeps you young.

READ ALSO: From hit musician to traditional medicine man: Phelo to follow his heart

Enter the shade: Malema joked that if you're in the ANC you'll grow older quicker.

Mbalula looks older than you, yet he is younger than you.
That's what the ANC does to people, it destroys them, makes them old.

South African Economic Freedom Fighters used social media to congratulate Secretary General Godrich:

READ ALSO: Brilliant lecturer urges youth to end poverty and define their future

Tweeps also reacted to Malema's sly ANC shading:

READ ALSO: Amputee runner inspires thousands by completing Comrades Marathon

READ ALSO: Heroic PE staff chase down and catch armed robbers in Port Elizabeth

READ ALSO: Limpopo politicians treat themselves to R8 million in luxury cars

During a public appearance, Malema joked that Godrich makes 50 look sexy:

Clearly Malema will not let a chance to throw shade at the ANC slip through his fingers.

Watch the funny and informative Top-5: How to be an African president - detailed guide and head over to Briefly South Africa's YouTube channel for more awesome videos.

Do you have a good (or bad) story to share with us? Message us on our Facebook page and we could share your story.

To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.


Mailfire view pixel