Maimane: A vote for the ANC is condoning them stealing from us

Maimane: A vote for the ANC is condoning them stealing from us

Mmusi Maimane believes that a state dominated by a single political party has opened South Africa up to state capture. The Democratic Alliance leader feels that voting for the ruling party sends them the signal that citizens are 'okay' with the alleged looting of government resources.

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Speaking to Jewish South Africans in Sandton yesterday, Mmusi Maimane shared his opinion that a vote for the ruling party was condoning the looting of state resources.

The Democratic Alliance leader said that the best future for the nation was one led be a coalition government:

" I think it's a mistake to think that coalitions don't work. A one-party dominant state has meant that we end up with state capture."

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The opposition leader is adamant that rewarding the ANC with more votes, despite numerous senior officials implicated in corruption and other scandals, would thwart the political reform Maimane says SA desperately needs.

Maimane spoke of the nation's 'multiple histories' and the uncertainty that citizens feel lies in the future. Nevertheless, he is certain that there is hope for a party that 'stands for all citizens', TimesLIVE reported.

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Political reform is the starting point, with Maimane saying that people should avoid going to the polls 'to express a race' and that he does not subscribe to the notion that there need to be 'white parties' and 'black parties'. reported earlier that the IEC had received numerous objections to the ANC's parliamentary candidates list, with citizens raising their voices over questionable individuals that have been implicated in state capture and other damning scandals.

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