Julius Malema has made it clear on several occasions that he wants to be the president of South Africa. But would he be a good state leader or not? Briefly.co.za asked readers how they would feel about a President Malema.
The responses were mixed; some felt that he has the qualities of a good leader while others felt that he would be a dictator. Bongani Monageng said:
"If he is groomed correctly he can but so far he has a dictatorship spirit and some rude spirit, he must learn to respect others more, especially elderly people even if he is right."
RO Mamida said:
"Never, he's immature, arrogant and reckless... As young as he is, I personally think Dr. Mbuyiseni Ndlovu would make a better president."
Melusi Sphesihle Madlaka KaDlakude said:
"No... Anger issues... Reactionary not revolutionary... Claims to be a socialist in Gucci and LV... That one will divide the country, kakhulu kazi black people."
Others held a different view and believed that Malema was ready to lead South Africa. Khanyile Bernz said:
"Yes, he can be a great president we need in SA, fearless and straightforward, he doesn't beat around bushes. So far now no one any party who is his calibre or his competitor, ask Cape Town Chamber of commerce, ask England scholars and ask SA media."
Ammu Amukelani Amukelo III said:
"Yes, we need a youthful leadership that that knows our needs in various aspects of this modern life, surely he understands better of what might be the barrier. Madala government is of shame, ripping off all major SOEs."
Golden Tumelo said:
"Definitely he will, you can see the hunger in him to provide, he also hates corrupt leaders. Leadership."
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