Former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza: If I stayed the ANC would have killed me

Former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza: If I stayed the ANC would have killed me

- Retired ANC MP Makhosi Khoza feels that if she stayed with the ruling party she would have been dead by now

- Khoza said she feels sorry for President Ramaphosa because he is in a corrupt environment

- She has since walked away from politics entirely and joined the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse

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Makhosi Khoza, retired African National Congress member, said on Mandela Day that she was glad to be out of the political world.

She added that she learned a lot since the day she decided to walk away from the ANC and politics.

The Sowetan reports that Khoza stated she might have kicked the bucket by now if she hadn't retired in September 2017.

The former MP served the ANC since she was a young girl of only 12. She was also known for voicing her negative opinions of Jacob Zuma when he was still the president.

Khoza does not regret leaving the ruling party and feels it is better to be "outside" of politics.

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The retired MP said she feels sorry for President Cyril Ramaphosa. She feels that he is in an environment with people who are "severely compromised" and corruption is normal.

She said while she was still part of the political world and involved in politics she was told white people want to go against what the ANC has achieved. She added that she was taught to believe she must be careful of white people, according to the report by The Sowetan.

But Khoza says she found out that it's not true. She found this out when she visited towns like Vereeniging and the Emfuleni area. She found that people are united in wanting the country to be fixed.

She joined the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse and now serves as their executive director.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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