- Mbuyiseni Ndlozi is sticking to his story as far as the Rugby World Cup victory is concerned
- The EFF spokesperson wants South Africa to 'stop living a lie' concerning racial unity
- The politician has equated black citizens celebrating the win to congregants drinking petrol
Widespread backlash and continued support for the Springboks aren't going to stop Mbuyiseni Ndlozi in his continued criticism.
Speaking to eNCA recently, the EFF spokesperson said that, while the party applauds black excellence, it feels that the sport is still 'white-dominated'.
This dominance is an issue the Red Berets feel hasn't been solved by quotas and other systems that have been implemented.
Ndlozi says that the Springbok victory has been 'mobilised to speak about a false racial unity' in the country and the EFF wants no part in it:
“I don’t care how many millions you mobilise to that reality. It’s like millions of people following a false prophet who gives them petrol or rodents to eat, indeed to believe is something that is not stupid, but you can have people in their millions following a false idea.”
Briefly.co.za reported that Ndlozi had been slammed for diminishing the achievement with citizens up in arms over multiple divisive comments.
Nevertheless, Ndlozi feels the nation has a long way to go before it can boast of being racially inclusive:
“The land, questions of wealth, questions of banks. A lot of young black talent are unable to get entrepreneurial funding in many financial institutions because of the colour of their skin. A lot of black professionals who are qualified are being led in corporate by young or even old white people who have not cut their teeth in any school.”
In response to the interviewer pointing out it's up for citizens to decide whether or not they accept these opinions, Ndlozi countered:
“I’m the people of South Africa as well and I’m making a contribution, that South Africans, let’s stop living a lie."
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