Juju visits family of taxi driver who allegedly died to fight drug dealers

Juju visits family of taxi driver who allegedly died to fight drug dealers

- EFF leader Julius Malema and Secretary General Godrich Gardee visited the family of the late Jabu Baloyi

- Baloyi was allegedly shot and killed for trying to stop the selling of drugs

- It is believed that the taxi driver’s death sparked the waves of recent xenophobic attacks across Gauteng

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Briefly.co.za reported extensively on the xenophobic attacks that rocked Gauteng over the past week.

EFF leader Julius Malema condemned the attacks on foreigners as per a previous report.

Now the EFF leader paid a visit to the family of the man who allegedly inspired the acts of retaliation.

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Juju and EFF Secretary General Godrich Gardee visited the family of the late Jabu Baloyi.

Baloyi was the taxi driver who was allegedly shot and killed after taking a stand against the sale of drugs in the CBD.

The EFF paid their respects to the family and shared a photo via Twitter on Tuesday.

The post has already gone viral, but Briefly.co.za noted that it garnered a mixed reaction from the public.

Many were critical of the EFF for their timing and also questioned the motive behind the visit.

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PrinceMuzila (@muzila_prince) commented, “Pressure from the media after people asking why EFF not saying anything about Jabu Baloyi but quicker to protect the people who killed him.”
Brentie Boy (@BrentieBoy8) added, “Only after Twitter Outcry! These twitter trend politicians have no backbone.”
Thibos (@ThibosAfrika) said, “You are just OPPORTUNISTS. Jabu got buried on the 1st of Sep 2019. Why now?”
Cornelis Möller (@coris1985) responded, “This is heartbreak. Well done for visiting them. Can the EFF not start a fund to help families like these?”
KGOTSO (@KGOTSO91291065) added, “Thank you very much leadership that's all we were asking for and now personally am happy because you are the only party I rely on. We shall continue to be on your side.”

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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