- The Economic Freedom Fighters are taking the 2019 elections very seriously
- Their leader, Julius Malema, is expected to lead the party like a general leads troops to battle
- According to the EFF, the 2109 election is 'the mother of all battles'
As South Africa prepares for the general elections of 2019, politicians and political parties are getting battle-ready.
The red berets are planning a total onslaught to bring the ANC down to below 50% of support in the elections.
Julius Malema has taken the reigns at the EFF, as was expected. He will be the only face of the party during their election campaign.
This will put an end to members trying to get their faces on election material like billboards and posters.
News24 reports that the EFF opened their potions for premier candidate and allows people who are not members or leaders of the party to be taken into consideration for the role.
Malema is expected to lead the EFF in their election campaign like a king leads his troops into battle - he will be at the forefront.
The EFF will also keep an eye on their leadership, as members have in the past been found 'too lazy to do their work'.
Briefly.co.za gathered that the EFF have a 'do or die' attitude about their election campaign, which is why their fiery leader has been put in front.
Godrich Gardee, the EFF's Secretary-General said Malema will be monitoring the work of all provincial, regional and branch election structures.
The president must not have an excuse and nobody must have an excuse. The president is the face of the organisation and some tough tasks must be led by his office. [Malema] is in charge of elections in the EFF.
This election is the mother of all battles. It is now or never.
The EFF apparently aims to win over the Western Cape, which is under the DA control.
There are no holy cows and exceptions, so it is a total onslaught. We are not contesting to be kingmakers, coalitions or the opposition. We are contesting for power; to be the government.
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