Malema pays tribute to new speaker Thandi Modise, calls her Winnie Mandela in action

- | 6 months ago

Shortly after Cyril Ramaphosa was elected unopposed as president of the republic, opposition party leaders in the National Assembly were given the opportunity to respond.

EFF leader Julius Malema rose after DA leader Mmusi Maimane concluded and began by congratulating Thandi Modise for her election as speaker. He said she was a “militant and uncompromising woman who led from the front when it was not fashionable to do so”.

Malema commended the ANC for deploying someone who was a “trusted force of our people”.

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