Malema's election promise: "I am here to make education fashionable"

Malema's election promise: "I am here to make education fashionable"

Julius Malema is certian that education is the way out of poverty for Africans, according to statements made at the Galeshewe Rally yesterday. The Economic Freedom Fighter wants to make education 'fashionable' to boost the nation.

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Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema is certain that education is the road to job opportunities.

Speaking at one of the last rallies before South Africa goes to the voting booths, Malema commented that:

“I am here to make education fashionable. Let us not compete for material things, let us compete for knowledge that cannot be taken away from us. Education and jobs are on the same WhatsApp group.”

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The EFF is advocating free, quality schooling and higher education and calls for employees to be hired on the grounds of their qualification, reports IOL.

The presidential hopeful took a swipe at the ruling party, commenting that party affiliation will no longer be a meal ticket:

“You must not be employed because you are a member or part of a faction of the ANC.”

Should the EFF retain a majority, Malema has called for the restructuring of the state, where all deputies are removed alongside other 'frivolous' portfolios:

“These ministers do nothing. They are useless and only become useful on payday. We are paying for their offices and staff in Pretoria and Cape Town, as well as their accommodation, catering and travel expenses."

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