- ANC MP Supra Mahumapelo has called on Jacob Zuma's supporters to mobilise for his next court appearance
- Mahumapelo also warned that if they "touch Zuma, you touch us"
- The ANC MP also defended Zuma's legacy within the party
ANC MP Supra Mahumapelo has mobilised former president Jacob Zuma's supporters to defend him at his next court appearance on 6th May 2020.
Briefly.co.za learned that Mahumapelo warned those who opposed Zuma that he and Zuma's supporters did not care about the consequences are were ready to support him.
"And we don't care about the consequences, we don't care what will happen, everything has already happened to some of us," said Mahumapelo.
Mahumapelo spoke to hundreds of Zuma's supporters at the arrivals terminal of OR Tambo International Airport that there were many within the ANC who supported Zuma. He went on to urge them to gather more supporters before Zuma's trial according to news24.com.
He also issued a challenge to those who had a problem with Jacob Zuma.
"We want to say to all those who have got an issue with president Zuma, that particular day, you touch Zuma, you touch us," said Mahumapelo warned in no uncertain terms.
The ANC MP insisted that despite what the courts said or any other political party, Zuma's legacy within the liberation movement would live on forever.
"You can do whatever you want, jump into the lake, get into a plane and fly to the furthest point of the world. Everyone knows the visionary national development plan that we are implementing today was brought about by Jacob Zuma," said Mahumapelo.
Mahumapelo and a number of other ANC officials welcomed the former president back in South Africa after he travelled to Cuba for medical treatment.
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