AFR leader backs Zuma, says he’s innocent and people are ‘hounding’ him

AFR leader backs Zuma, says he’s innocent and people are ‘hounding’ him

- AFR leader, Bishop Timothy Ngcobo, spoke out recently against the allegations implicating ex-SA president, Jacob Zuma, in a number of corruption accusations

- Ngcobo said that he believed Zuma was being mistreated by those “against him”

- The AFR head further explained that he will be attending Zuma’s next court appearance, to provide “moral support”

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African Freedom Revolution (AFR) leader, Bishop Timothy Nqcobo, made his position on former South African president, Jacob Zuma, very clear recently when he made statements supporting Zuma’s innocence.

Nqcobo explained that he believed that the charges against Zuma were being created in order to “taint” the former president.

According to the African News Agency, The Bishop also described Zuma as a “target”, who was being “hounded”.

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“Look, from where I stand, Zuma became a target when he made it clear that he was pursuing an economic and social transformation agenda; that is why he is being hounded now and those against him are using state institutions to taint the former president,” Nqcobo explained.

The AFR leader stated that he would be providing Zuma with “moral support” at his next court appearance, which will take place on Monday.

Briefly.co.za gathered that many more members of the public are expected to show their support outside the court for this upcoming case, with the estimated 1000 people being expected to be present to back the ex-president.

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Zuma is facing 16 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering.

Bishop Nqcobo went on to say that he believed that the case against Zuma was not founded in politics.

“This is about principle and has nothing at all to do with politics, as some people have alleged,” Nqcobo boldly stated.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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