'Prisoners get free lunch, breakfast and supper but elderly live in poverty': Julius Malema

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- timeslive.co.za | 3 weeks ago

EFF leader Julius Malema has lashed out at the government for appearing to see nothing wrong with providing free meals three times a day for prisoners while the broader SA community lives in poverty.

He was speaking during the party's second annual year-end bash in ward 10 Blood River, Limpopo, where the EFF hosted elderly party members. He also raised concerns about senior citizens being the most neglected people in the country and said he would give them food parcels.

The red berets leader said he found it odd that government had the money to give convicted criminals meals and clothes but left the elderly and children to live in extreme poverty.

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