- Following the death of American citizen George Floyd, the African National Congress called for calm and diplomacy to ease the racial tension
- EFF Commissar Mbuyiseni Ndlozi took aim at the ANC and heavily criticised their statement
- Ndlozi took to social media and labelled their actions as cowardly and embarrassing
Previously, Briefly.co.za reported that the ANC has weighed in with their view on the chaos currently gripping America.
The party called on Americans and their government to swiftly resolve the 'racial impasse'.
This comes after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers ignited riots across the country.
EFF Commissar Mbuyiseni Ndlozi took exception the ANC's calls for calm and diplomacy in this situation.
Ndlozi took to Twitter on Tuesday and shared his scathing assessment:
"What an embarrassing, in fact reactionary statement by the African National Cowards! Sies! In essence the ANC is choosing neutrality in a situation of injustice. Sad, sad, sad!"
Nldozi's tweet started trending and Briefly.co.za gathered that numerous tweeps enjoyed his play on words.
The post can be viewed below.
Briefly.co.za surveyed some of the responses to Ndlozi's fiery tweet.
Ockert (@ockertbartlett7) said,
"The ANC calling for calm in America is licking the UN and IMFs you know what."
Sidney Litlhakanyane (@SLitlhaks) added,
"Nah they're not neutral, they chose a side and it's not the blacks, like they normally do in mzanzi."
Mamiki (@mimi_tshepi) responded,
"As long as ANC is in power, this country is doomed because they don't know what their are doing now they speak of neutralise yoh I give up on these party."
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