Thembinkosi Rawula, an Economic Freedom Fighter member of Parliamen,t has taken to Facebook to speak his mind about his party. In particular, Rawula targeted president Julius Malema and deputy -resident Floyd Shivambu, who he says are not what they appear to be.
Thembinkosi Rawula, EFF member of Parliament, has taken to social media to get a few pressing topics off his chest after not making the party's representatives list.
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'.
According to The Citizen, the MP made numerous allegations against both leaders including that they had admitted to accepting money from VBS Mutual Bank.
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:
“I endured the past four years for convenience and the only leash they had on me was deployment to Parliament. Now that I am not on the list, I am leashed away, so let the ball roll.”
In the lengthy post Rawula claims that the leaders use their members to fund the party, charging individuals levies to the tune of R6 800 every month.
He also claims that the party receives R25 million or more every quarter from both National and Provincial Legislature:
“All these monies are centralised in the EFF under the control, abuse and dictatorship of Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu. This pair has made it clear, this is their organisation, and all of you have come to join us, not the other way round.”
Rawula says that, despite working in Parliament for years, every cent has been milked from him by the party, saying that he lives like a 'church mouse'.
The party has yet to comment on the situation, with Rawula saying he is well aware that he will be attacked for expressing his side of the story.
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