Julius Malema is not just headed to Parliament, he is on a warpath. The Economic Freedom Fighter leader has promised a declaration of war, should President Cyril Ramaphosa fail to reduce Cabinet by removing Deputy Ministers.
Speaking to the press during a briefing today, Julius Malema came out of his relative silence with a bang.
The Economic Freedom Fighter leader, who has been eerily quiet after the elections, has denounced President Cyril Ramaphosa's 'new dawn':
"Cyril is caught between a rock and a hard place because after reducing the Cabinet, he must replace it with credible people. It is not a New Dawn, it's an old Vaseline."
As for his views on reducing said cabinet, Malema has insisted that all deputy-ministers are removed, or else:
"We demand that Ramaphosa must reduce the Cabinet and do away with deputy-ministers. If he does not do this, it will be a declaration of war and we shall respond decisively. Parliament is no playground and its teeth will bite whenever necessary."
As for his own MPs, Malema has revealed that a no-nonsense stance has been taken by the EFF:
"When there is no performance, we will replace MPs. We are not going to sit with dead woods, useless MP's who do not add value because of media reports."
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that some questionable characters has managed to make their way into Parliament, on the back of the ANC's victory at the polls.
With this response from the EFF, it will be interesting to see how those implicated in corruption and state capture fare with the red berets hot on their heels.
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