- The EFF says it is the only party still promoting the ideals of Chris Hani
- The party's spokesperson, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, said that voting for the ANC would not honour Hani's legacy
- Ndlozi condemned the ANC while commemorating the former Communist Party leader
The EFF says it is the only political party keeping the ideals of late South African Communist Party leader, Chris Hani, alive.
They made the comments on Wednesday and urged the public to vote for them in order to honour Hani's legacy.
EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi also said that a quarter of a century after Hani's death, black South Africans still do not live the kind of society Hani had envisioned.
The EFF made the remarks while commemorating Hani, who was murdered by Janusz Waluś, a white supremacist, on 10 April, 1993.
Ndlozi went on say that Hani, as a communist, supported the idea that the land should be handed back to "its rightful owners", suggesting that Hani would have been on-board with the EFF's proposal to expropriate land without compensation.
Ndlozi also used the opportunity to excoriate the ANC, which he called "neoliberal" and "white privilege-protecting", according to The Citizen. He said that a vote for the ANC would not honour Chris Hani's memory, Briefly.co.za has learned.
He also argued that the EFF was the only party that was genuinely looking out for the working class. He said the EFF alone continued to champion land redistribution, nationalisation and free education - which he says are all policies Hani would have supported.
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