Tweeps on state paying Zuma legal fees: 'How can you fund someone who has already stolen so much?'

Tweeps on state paying Zuma legal fees: 'How can you fund someone who has already stolen so much?'

- Former president Jacob Zuma stands accused of fraud, money laundering and racketeering but he doesn't have to worry about who pays his legal fees - the state is covering that for him

- South Africans are upset with the idea that their tax money is going towards funding Zuma's legal costs

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As is often seen in this modern era, people took to social media to express their unhappiness with Jacob Zuma.

Parody Twitter account Man's Not Barry Roux shared a tweet about Zuma's lawyers and got the conversation going:

@AdvBarryRoux - Jacob Zuma hired lawyers that cost between R160 000 to R290 000 a day & it’s us taxpayers who will pay.

While the amounts mentioned in the tweet cannot be confirmed, South Africans still reacted to the most important matter to them - the state paying the fees in the first place.

@Phush_meza - Wow!! Yet free education is impossible. How can you fund someone who has already stolen so much . I’m so hurt. I don’t even know who the government is for anymore !
@PrinceMerit01 Sometimes i wonder why people like Zuma doesn't have Clientele, Scorpion and other legal policy which can pay for their legal shit instead of using state's fund.
@Sweetbobzin So no big man wants to use the states lawyers. But the states money can pay private ones mxm.

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