Julius Malema Accused of Selling EFF Vote To DA In Secret Condition
The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has been accused of selling his party’s vote to the DA. This comes after he announced that his party will be partnering with the DA to oust the ANC is Johannesburg metro.
This came as a surprise to many since who voted for the EFF because they believed it stands for the removal of white supremacy which is championed by the DA.
Malem’a move is seen as a political suicide which will haunt and compromise his party for many years to come. His party’s political stance will not longer convince many voters in many years to come.
Just minutes after EFF held a media briefing to announce coalition decision, social media went buzzing as people reminded Malema of things he said to lure voters.
While campaigning in Ebony Park near Midrand, Malema told EFF supporters not to vote for the DA.
“Don’t be misled by the DA. The DA has two leaders. It’s Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane. Mmusi is used to attract black voters; the real leader is Helen Zille who is the white leader of the DA,” he said.
He also told residents of Makana near Hammanskraal that:
“Please don’t vote for DA. The pain you are currently feeling is very little compared to what you will endure if the whites are in charge…In the eyes of the whites, we are bobbejaans [baboons].” said Julius Mamela.
Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula accused the EFF leader of handing power to the DA on a silver platter without conditions attached. He said that if Malema thought he had somehow avoided going into coalition with the DA, he was fooling himself and his supporters
People who voted EFF did so with the hope that it is cable of fighting for economic transformation. They also believed that it will advanced their cause of reclaiming the land that is in control of white capitalists. The EFF’s move is a major setback for many who were looking for radical change and end of white supremacy.