The cost of the EFF's elective conference? R32m and counting

- | 4 months ago

The EFF has forked out R32 million for its second national people’s assembly and that cost is set to rise over the next four days.

EFF treasurer-general Leigh-Ann Mathys revealed the figure at a media briefing on Friday as the party’s elective conference got under way. Responding to questions from the media, Mathys said there was no VBS money used at the conference and the party did not have any external funders.

Last year, an investigation by the Daily Maverick, revealed that EFF president Julius Malema and the EFF directly benefited from the VBS Mutual bank heist.

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