- Mandisa Mashego has reportedly thrown in the towel as the Gauteng leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters
- The call allegedly stems from internal friction between herself and leader Julius Malema
- Citizens have weighed in on the situation with their perceived reasons for her departure
Mandisa Mashego is reportedly no longer spearheading the Red Berets in Gauteng after resigning from the party.
The EFF Gauteng leader and member of legislature is believed to have handed in her resignation to both leader Julius Malema and secretary-general Marshall Dlamini.
Sunday World reports that this decision came after weeks of internal squabbling over a social media post by Malema over members seeking to join Herman Mashaba's new movement.
The Economic Freedom Fighter leader commented that he was aware of the looming mutiny:
“I’m told one or two of my provincial chairpersons; one from the inland province, and one from the coastal province are also speaking to you. Please speed up the process."
Briefly.co.za gathered that Mashego had been offended by the post, believing it to be in reference to herself.
The report claims her decision to leave had been in the making for a while, with Mashego reportedly removing her belongings from her office weeks ago.
While neither Mashego or the EFF has responded to requests for comment, social media has been abuzz with the news.
Take a look at just a few of the reactions to Mashego's supposed resignation below:
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