Dr Blade Nzimande has claimed that the Economic Freedom Fighters have caused millions of Rands' worth of damage at tertiary institutions because of their political agenda.
The South African Communists Party General Secretary is adamant that the party is doing this because they know they will never govern.Ex-Minister of Higher Education, Dr Blade Nzimande, has pleaded with the Young Communists League to aid in the prevention of the destruction of property at tertiary institutions, which he claims is instigated by the EFF.
Speaking at the Moses Mabhida memorial lecture this weekend, Nzimande revealed that it pained him to see universities destroyed.According to The Citizen, the 'Fees Must Fall' campaign has cost institutions R800 million in damages, something he lays at the door of the Economic Freedom Fighters.
PAY ATTENTION: Do you want to know what's trending on Briefly.co.za? Join our WhatsApp group today.READ ALSO: Harry Gwala mayor arrested in connection with Sindiso Magaqa murderThe SACP general secretary said that while the cause was indeed a noble one, it has been marred with alternative agendas:“We know that the EFF is doing this because they know that they will never govern.
Progressive youth formations should protect institutions of learning and not compete with others in destroying properties, and I am challenging the YCL to deal with this.