EFF calls on opposition, ANC to support motion against 'self-obsessed' Zuma
CAPE TOWN - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called on all political parties including the African National Congress (ANC) to support its motion of no confidence, saying President Jacob Zuma is too “self-obsessed” to do the right thing and resign.
The party set Speaker Baleka Mbete an ultimatum of 1 pm on Tuesday, to bring forward its motion of no confidence
It insists it will continue to push for the motion to be debated this week, despite the ANC’s decision to formally recall Zuma.
The EFF says the recall of President Jacob Zuma is long overdue but the party is not optimistic that Zuma will heed the call and resign.
The party’s chief whip Floyd Shivambu says it’s time for opposition parties to stand together to ensure Zuma goes.
“Parliament has to move in to get rid of him. He thinks that everything is about him. He’s self-obsessed and we’ve been telling the ANC that this person is obsessed with himself. He’s not here for the interest of the country. They must hand him over to the motion that is led by the EFF and then we will cut his head.”
Shivambu says if Mbete does not agree to move their motion of no confidence forward, they will definitely go to court.
Kenneth Meshoe says the ACDP are disappointed that the ANC have not provided a timeline of when exactly President JZ will leave office. BM pic.twitter.com/xw3tpx8Hdr— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) February 13, 2018