Delegates at Nasrec were a 'jukebox machine', says Shivambu

- | 6 months ago

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) deputy president Floyd Shivambu took to Twitter to express the view that “basically, delegates to the 54th conference were treated like a jukebox machine”.

Shivambu is referring to the conference at Nasrec in 2017 which resulted in President Cyril Ramaphosa becoming president of the ANC. The EFF second-in-command was reacting to the ongoing sharing of leaked emails and bank statements from Ramaphosa’s succesful CR17 campaign.

The party’s secretary general, Godrich Gardee, meanwhile, accused publication The Daily Maverick of hiring “confirmed paid” journalists as “politicians-hired guns-soldiers of fortune-mercenaries discrediting” the EFF and propping up “those who opposed to expropriation of land without compensation, nationalization of mines and [SA Reserve Bank] and government worker insourcing”.

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