'It's a thing of the past' - Mantoa Malema accepts Cyril Ramaphosa's apology


- news24.com | 2 months ago

EFF leader Julius Malema's wife Mantoa Matlala has accepted the apology President Cyril Ramaphosa extended during his reply to the debate on the State of the Nation Address (SONA), following claims that her husband abused her.

In a statement through the EFF on Friday, Matlala acknowledged and accepted the apology on behalf of her family and assured the president that she would dismiss it as a "thing of the past. ""The assault on me, under your watch in Parliament was, in essence, an assault on your daughter, your wife, your mother and all the women in the country," said Matlala.

Matlala became the centre of political potshots in the National Assembly when ANC MP Boy Mamabolo stood up to claim Malema was abusing her.

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