- Social media users responded to EFF MP's thoughts about the party
- Thembinkosi Rawula took to Facebook to share his views on the condition of the party
- Rawula targeted president Julius Malema and deputy-president Floyd Shivambu, who he says are not what they appear to be.
Social media users reacted to assertions made by EFF Member of Parliament, Thembinkosi Rawula, who took to Facebook to express his thoughts about his party.
Rawula targeted EFF president and deputy, Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu, in particular, saying they are not what they appear to be.
Rawula accused Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu of using the EFF as a 'financial fishing net', something he says is 'an antithesis of everything they support', Briefly.co.za reported.
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This follows reports that Shivambu allegedly asked 'Stellenbosch mafia' for funding. Rawula, who had served three years as an MP for the party, admitted to having had his suspicions about the EFF leadership for a while, but had kept quiet for fear he would be fired.
EFF supporters on Twitter were unperturbed by Rawula’s comments and said if that if he had a problem, he could go lay a complaint at a police station. One user remarked that there will be a lot of chatter about the EFF’s leaders in the build-up to elections, adding that it was all just about money.
Another user added that Rawula must be bitter because he didn’t make the parliamentary list.
One user, Goodwill Buthelezi, agreed with Rawula in saying that the party belonged to Malema and Shivambu. Another user, ‘Nyambose’ commented that Malema and Shivambu have seemingly achieved ‘cult-status’ as the party’s supporters seem to believe the pair could do no wrong.
“Judging by the comments, to some people Juju and Floyd are not capable of doing anything wrong. People are insulting Samkele without verifying claims made against their holy kings, Juju and Floyd,” he wrote.
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