Malema To Personally Coordinate All EFF Campaign Work

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- iafrica.com | 5 months ago

Julius Malema has taken over the critical role of coordinating the campaign work of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) as the party plans a total onslaught to bring the governing ANC down to below 50% of support in the elections later this year.

Malema will be the only face of the EFF on all the election material – a decision expected to be ratified at the party’s national list conference in two weeks’ time – closing the lid on a spirited push by some provincial structures to have their own premier candidates on posters, pamphlets and billboards. The party has thrown the race for its premier candidate positions wide open, allowing prominent people who may not be members or leaders of the party to be considered.

The move formed part of an effort to thwart parachuting leaders on factional slates because some, including councillors, had previously been found to be too lazy to do the organisation’s work, prompting a thorough investigation and recommendations by the party committee led by EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu.

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