Malema threatens to fire councillors who vote with DA in Tshwane

Malema threatens to fire councillors who vote with DA in Tshwane

- Julius Malema says that any EFF councillors who vote with the DA in Tshwane could lose their jobs

- He also said that any EFF supporters who were unhappy with this policy should join the DA

- This comes as the DA and EFF's relationship in Tshwane is falling apart

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EFF leader Julius Malema has warned that EFF councillors who with the DA in Tshwane may be fired.

Malema made the statement after North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria dismissed his application arguing that the Riotous Assemblies Act was unconstitutional.

His remarks come as the DA and EFF's relationship in Tshwane is all but over.

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"The central command team (CCT) - the national executive committee - took a decision on Monday to stop voting with the DA in Tshwane Metro," Malema said. "We wanted to be in control of Tshwane, but the white people in the DA refused."

Malema went on to say that any EFF councillors who wanted to vote with the DA might as well leave the EFF and join the DA, according to IOL. He also urged any EFF supporters who were unhappy with this development to join the DA as well.

The EFF leader said that the EFF wanted to improve service delivery in places such as Mamelodi and Atteridgeville, but the DA obstructed this.

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However, Malema's is not the only side of this story.

James Selfe, the DA's federal executive chairperson, says that the EFF and DA's relationship fell apart after the DA refused to give in to some of the EFF's demands. These reportedly included installing an EFF member as Tshwane mayor, among others, Briefly.co.za has gathered.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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