- EFF leader Julius Malema has slammed the ANC for neglecting the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
- Malema said South Africa’s biggest hospital was in worse condition than a cattle kraal
- The EFF declared 2018 the year of public health care
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has been in a fiery mood in recent days. Malema has launched verbal attacks on the Democratic Alliance (DA), Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota and has now turned his attention to President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Malema slammed the African National Congress (ANC) for neglecting the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. The EFF leader said conditions at South Africa’s biggest hospital were worse than a cattle kraal.
"It is no longer a hospital‚ this thing qualifies to be a kraal where Ramaphosa should come and put his buffaloes‚" said Malema.
Briefly.co.za can confirm that the EFF has declared 2018 to be the year of public health care. The party has undertaken to improve the public health care system.
Malema challenged Ramaphosa to donate his presidential salary to the public healthcare system in South Africa. "You are a billionaire‚ you've got too much money. Why do you take a salary? Stop taking a salary ... you don't need a salary‚" said Malema.
The EFF leader said the ANC should have used the Baragwanath hospital to prove that it could provide quality health care for the South African public but instead the party had failed miserably.
Malema said Ramaphosa should visit the hospital on one of his famous morning walks to see the conditions which face patients and staff members.
The EFF will visit various hospitals throughout the country during the year. The party has encouraged patients to take photos and videos of any hospital staff mistreating patients.
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