EFF abstains from voting for speaker, Mabuza spotted in parliament

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- citizen.co.za | 7 months ago

The Economic Freedom Fighters have chosen to abstain from voting for who may take the position of speaker in the National Assembly.

Newly sworn-in members of parliament are currently underway to elect a new speaker in the sixth parliament. The position is contested by the ANC’s Thandi Modise and the Democratic Alliance’s Thembekile Majola.

The EFF indicated they would not take part while MPs voted and the assembly was temporarily suspended while the National Assembly officials tallied votes.

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