- Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema made a recent vow to build a private school for the poor within the next five years
- South African Defence Union national secretary Pikkie Greeff seemingly ridiculed Malema and cited the fact that the Curro school franchise boast a much quicker turnaround time
- Former Western Cape premier Helen Zille added further fuel to the fire
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Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema recently shared a noble ambition to build a private school in the township of Alexandra.
The school is meant to service children of impoverished parents and Malema aims to achieve the goal within the next five years.
However, South African Defence Union national secretary Pikkie Greeff wasn't overly-impressed and shared a light-hearted response via social media.
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Via his Twitter handle, Greeff shared the below response: "5 years for 1 school? Someone introduce this guy to Curro."
Former Western Cape premier Helen Zille then seemingly jumped on the bandwagon and added that Malema's child attends the well-known private school.
Briefly.co.za noted the reaction thereafter:
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SELLO MAJAX (@smajadibodu1) took exception to Greeff's comment:
"Like you and your family benefiting from apartheid, what's wrong with his son going to Curro?"
Ronin (@abrahaed) responded,
"It takes Curro less than a year to build a school and Malema wants to take 5 years to build a school. That is the point!"
Shme Carlos (@ShmeCarlos) felt that Malema would not even make use of his own school's services:
"I can guarantee you that Julius_S_Malema‘s kid will not go to this EFF-built school, but will stay in Curro."
Briefly.co.za earlier reported on the EFF's vision as the party plans to build a United States of Africa.
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