EFF hosts a Christmas event in Seshego to hand out food hampers to the elderly

EFF hosts a Christmas event in Seshego to hand out food hampers to the elderly

The EFF hosted their annual Christmas event in Seshego to celebrate with elders and hand out food parcels

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Economic Freedom Fighter Julius Malema spread the Christmas cheer this year after handing out gifts at an event in his birthplace Seshego.

Just outside of Polokwane in Limpopo the party handed out food parcels to the elderly at the party’s annual event to honour the elders in the community.

Julius Malema had also donated a tractor which he said would make it easier for them to work the land.

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Talking at the event Malema said that the festive season is a season for celebration and giving, which he said is why they chose to celebrate with the elders in Seshego.

The mood was not completely festive, with some claims that a few of the elders turned away and told that their hampers would be delivered at their homes.

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Ephraim Manamela, a resident claimed that he had bought food for some seniors who had been standing outside the entrance after being told by EFF security that they could not enter and and should return home where their hampers would be brought to them.

These allegations have been dismissed by the party. Several elders who spoke to News24 expressed their appreciation for the food hampers.

Mampho Monyane, 63, said: "We are grateful about the hampers but I cannot speak about the politics. The politicians themselves will deal with the matters that affect the country. I'm happy that we are being looked after as elderly people."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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