The ANC has rejected a recent study that revealed secretary-general Ace Magashule is arguably one of the most hated politicians in the country. The ruling party insists the study had 'ulterior motives'.
The ANC has rejected 'with the contempt it deserves' a recent study that indicated the favourability ratings of SA's politicians.
Briefly.co.za reported that the study had shown Ace Magashule had dropped to 11% as far as favourability is concerned, making him twice as disliked as Jacob Zuma was when he resigned.
The ruling party insists that the survey was ' a notorious ploy to cast leaders they dislike in a negative light':
"The research appears to have some ulterior motives of lending credence to a known agenda of abusing experimentation for sheer academic credence and peddling of lies with divisive intentions."
ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe even went as far as saying the survey insults the intelligence of the nation:
"The research is nothing but an insult to the intelligence of all peace-loving South Africans who despise hatred and embrace love for one another."
However, with Magashule linked to corruption in the Free State, where he served as premier, as well as being accused of division in the ANC, it is hardly surprising that he has taken a knock to his image in recent times.
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