- ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has compared his suspension to that of an apartheid era exile
- He has called the charges against him "bogus" and has said that he doesn't understand the charges
- Magashule plans on attending the ANC's NEC meeting this weekend despite his suspension from the ruling party
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has said that his suspension from the ANC is similar to the draconian laws imposed upon the ANC by the apartheid government.
Magashule was interviewed by the SABC and he said that the step-aside policy was an example of hypocrisy.
Magashule is being criminally charged in relation to a R250 million asbestos auditing contract. He has labelled the charges 'bogus'.
Magashule said that he was surprised when his deputy, Jessie Duarte, handed him his suspension letter. He said that this has not affected his relationship with her.
The ANC's national executive committee (NEC) might expel Magashule at the weekend by Magashule has said that they do not have the power to do so, they are not judge and jury.
Dispatch Live has reported that Magashule plans on attending the NEC meeting despite his suspension.
Earlier, Briefly News reported that President Cyril Ramaphosa has finally issued a response to Ace Magashule's letter in which he suspends the president who had given him 30 days to step aside as an ANC official following many allegations of corruption within the government.
Ramaphosa, who confirmed that he received Magashule's letter, says that he was both shocked and appalled by presumably, Magashule's audacity. He also said that he will leave the matter to be dealt with by the NEC.
In other, Nando's recently took a break from sharing clapbacks with its customers and rather focused on turning another trending Mzansi issue into a joke. Taking to Twitter, Nando's used a hilarious play on words to poke fun at Ace Magashule's recent attempt to suspend President Cyril Ramaphosa after he was suspended by the ANC."
"Even Moreki is feeling the heat. #AceSuspendsCyril," the captioned an image that read: 'Suspenda la, suspenda le. Is this the final order.
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