- Julius Malema has vowed to continue to fight to ensure that Cyril Ramaphosa implements remedial action against Pravin Gordhan
- As the Pretoria High Court ruled in favour of Gordhan, Malema will have to go to the Constitutional Court if he wishes to take the matter further
- This seems to be his intention, as he indicated as much in a tweet
EFF leader Julius Malema says he will go to the Constitutional Court to fight and force Cyril Ramaphosa to implement remedial action against Pravin Gordhan.
Malema made the pledge prior to the Pretoria High Court's ruling in favour of Gordhan on Monday.
Malema had predicted that the court would find in favour of the Public Enterprises Minister, sending a tweet which read: "We are going to ConCourt."
Malema has sided with the Public Protector in the legal battles between Gordhan and Busisiwe Mkhwebane. Earlier this month, he had filed an application with the High Court in Pretoria to oppose the interdict Gordhan was trying to bring against Mkhwebane, Briefly.co.za has gathered.
Now that the High Court has found in favour of Gordhan, it appears that Malema will have no choice but to go to the Constitutional Court if he wishes to take the matter further.
Monday's ruling was with regard to Gordhan's application to suspend and interdict the remedial actions recommended against him by Mkhwebane, according to The Citizen. This came after the Public Protector found that Gordhan had violated the Constitution through his involvement in the formation of the so-called Sars 'rogue unit'.
Gordhan asked for Mkhwebane's report to be set aside, arguing that it was driven by "improper motives".
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