National Assembly Speaker Modise Praised For Defusing EFF-ANC Confrontation

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- iafrica.com | 3 months ago

National Assembly speaker Thandi Modise has been praised for defusing a potentially violent confrontation between Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and African National Congress (ANC) lawmakers at Parliament on Wednesday.

MPs came close to blows during a training session in the Old Assembly Chamber, with EFF and ANC members squaring off against each other after insults were thrown. MPs told Eyewitness News how Modise, who was not in the chamber when the ruckus started, strode into the room to deal with those involved.

The fracas erupted just a day after Modise urged MPs to respect each other at the start of the three-day training session.

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