- Pro-black EFF supporter, Pieter Howes, expressed his disillusionment with the party
- He claims the party has been spiraling out of control
- He described himself as "politically homeless"
Staunch EFF supporter, Pieter Howes, seems to have changed his political position, surprising South Africans on social media.
Howes took to social media to express his disillusionment with the radical party and wrote that he couldn’t support what the party has become.
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He tweeted that he as once again “politically homeless” after abandoning his loyalty to the EFF, claiming the party has been spiraling out of control for months.
Howes says the slew of accusations against members and supporters of the party, including misogyny, threats of violence, intimidation and contempt for democratic freedom, has escalated and now reached a breaking point, Briefly.co.za discovered.
Howes previously adopted the EFF’s political stance because he believed the party was the ideal place for citizens who wanted a pro-black party in power.
He has been a long-standing advocate for issues that address inequality and advocates for the empowerment of black communities.
One EFF supporter on Twitter understood Howes’ frustration with the party but said that Howes would soon be back after taking time out to ruminate on the matter. He added that Howes “one of the most decent people South Africa has” and added that no perfect political party exists.
Other users shared Howes' newfound views about the party.
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