EFF Pens Legal Letter to Ramaphosa for Political Gathering Resumption

EFF Pens Legal Letter to Ramaphosa for Political Gathering Resumption

- The Economic Freedom Fighters have written a legal letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa

- The party wants political gatherings to resume as they believe it is essential to South Africa's survival

- They shared images of the document to Twitter and South Africans had mixed responses

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The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have written a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa calling for the opening of political spaces within the country. The party shared images of a legal document with their demands to social media.

The document was addressed to both the president and his personal assistant. The party believes that political gatherings are essential for the country's survival.

The Red Berets said that there was no clear indication of the municipal polls being postponed, therefore, political gatherings and campaigns should be allowed to resume.

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EFF call for opening of political gatherings, letter to president
The EFF has written a legal letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa about the resumption of political gatherings. Image: MICHELE SPATARI/AFP and Rodger BOSCH / POOL / AFP
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Take a look at the tweet below:

Briefly.co.za compiled some of the top responses left under the political party's tweet. Read some of them below:

@__fhumu said:

"The same party that is behind lockdown. You guys are real flip-floppers. Do you stand for anything?"

@FrankVein wrote:

"A lawyer's letter?! Really?! Surely this is a political matter which the EFF could address directly with the Government with probably a marginally better chance of a hearing, without the legal fees? Now it will just be ignored."

@RamuhashiPhanu1 tweeted:

"You said he must not open the country, accusing him of being overexcited and that it's too early, now because you want to push your agendas he must open space, how hypocritical."

@macmonate responded with:

"Guys you were against the easing of restrictions and now this. Hhayibo you are making it hard to defend you now."

In other EFF news, Briefly.co.za reported that the party recently revealed their plans to go to court to unseal the CR17 bank statements. Julius Malema revealed his party's application to unseal the CR17 bank statements. The date is reportedly set for 16 and 17 March at the Pretoria High Court.

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Malema shared a tweet stating that the EFF is the main applicant and that Advocate Ishmael Semenya would be leading the argument for the party. EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu stated in an interview that the EFF would be going to court to clear some aspects:

"We are going to court to find out who has funded Cyril Ramaphosa to buy the ANC conference and the presidency of the ANC so that he can buy the presidency of the country."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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