Lekota accuses Ramaphosa of being rewarded for 'selling out' during apartheid


- citizen.co.za | 6 months ago

Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota received a rare standing ovation from the EFF in the National Assembly during the Sona debate on Wednesday after accusing President Cyril Ramaphosa of selling out during the struggle in the 1970s.

Lekota caused chaos when he stood to present his contribution to the debate after refusing to speak in Ramaphosa’s absence, saying he needed to respond to the president’s invitation to a “trip” he had extended to the Cope leader on Thursday during his Sona. “The president addressed me when I was here.

I want to answer some of the things he said to me,” said an adamant Lekota, who was criticised by stand-in speaker Thandi Modise for his “amnesia”.

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