Steenhuisen calls on Ramaphosa for 'concomitant action' against corruption

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- news24.com | 4 months ago

DA chief whip John Steenhuisen invoked President Cyril Ramaphosa's controversial email about the Marikana mining strike to call for "concomitant action" against crime.

Sweeping the debate on Thursday's State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Tuesday on behalf of the opposition, Steenhuisen picked up on a common theme for opposition speakers – that Ramaphosa must act against the ministers and ANC MPs tied to corruption. "You cannot really expect anybody to take what you said about combating corruption seriously, while the most corrupt still sit in your party benches and around your Cabinet table.

They will get you in the end - watch this space, and watch your back," a fired-up Steenhuisen said.

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