- EFF leader Juluis Malema has said he is not friends with Ramaphosa who should be treated like Zuma
- Julius Malema has been very critical of Ramaphosa's decision to 'open up the economy'
- Malema said Ramaphosa would be held liable for Covid-19 deaths because of his decision to open the economy
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EFF leader Julius Malema has appealed to the young people in South Africa to take on the administration of President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Speaking at the virtual EFF Youth Day rally, Malema took a swing at Ramaphosa and his government for having lost the plot by easing Covid-19 lockdown regulations and being friends of the "capitalist establishment".
Malema has been very critical of Ramaphosa and his ties to wealthy business families, including the Ruperts and Oppenheimers.
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Timeslive reported that The former ANCYL president claimed that Ramaphosa had been "captured" by the wealthy families in the 1970s.
According to Malema, it was at that stage that Ramaphosa became part of the capitalist establishment and its agenda to exploit the black majority in South Africa.
Malema came under fire recently over his previous public speech in which he insulted Ramaphosa. The EFF leader said he was not going to apologise as he maintains that the president did not deserve his or anyone’s respect.
The EFF leader said Ramaphosa would be held personally liable for the loss of lives as a result of the Covid-19 virus because he recklessly reopened the economy, said News24.
Malema said the EFF was not friends with Ramaphosa and his government.
He added that now was the time to maintain an offensive against Ramaphosa in every way possible the same way EFF did with former President Jacob Zuma.
"Why are we called upon to respect a man who is now risking the lives of our people? Cyril Ramaphosa is a miscourage [sic] of history and we must fight tooth and nail to remove him from office."
Malema urged the youth to stop being "cowards" because they are still young.