- EFF leader Julius Malema held a press conference with five journalists from media companies today
- Malema did not hold back as he responded to questions about VBS, his family and On Point
- Twitter users were entertained by the controversial former ANCYL leader
The EFF leader Julius Malema held a presser today to answer questions about VBS Mutual Bank saga, On Point Engineering, his time in the ANC and others.
Malema has never been one to disappointed the as expected, the presser was full if of drama, including the EFF leader telling SABC Reporter Samkelo Maseko to leave.
The EFF leader held nothing back and took a swipe at a few individuals. When responding to one of the questions about the VBS saga, Malema said the intention was to tarnish his name and denied having any connection with the looting.
The EFF leader called Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan a "gangster who has been operating since the 80s", saying he was part of the people trying to tarnish his name.
Malema also took a shot at some journalists, calling them "criminals masquerading as journalists". He was referring to Ranjeni Munusamy, who was allegedly paid the intelligence services to plant stories in the media.
Users on Twitter, who watched the presser were more than entertained and reacted. One user applauded the EFF leader for even subjecting himself to the intense questioning by journalists.
Another user said that journalists have to use a different approach to Malema in order to get answers to questions.
One user suggested that the presser was a waste of time and journalists should be chasing the evidence instead of entertaining Malema.
One user was impressed with PowerFM journalist, Aldrin Sampear, who kept his cool while things got heated.
Throughout the presser, the EFF leader reiterated that he and the EFF had nothing to do with the collapse of VBS and want the bank to be saved.
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