'You condemned us': Lekota launches scathing attack on Ramaphosa over apartheid struggle


- city-press.news24.com | 5 months ago

Cope president Mosiua Lekota has stopped just short of calling President Cyril Ramaphosa a sellout during today’s state of the nation address (Sona) debate.

Lekota used day two of the debate to settle an old score, accusing Ramaphosa of distancing himself from the struggle against the apartheid regime. Lekota initially refused to begin speaking for his allocated four minutes as Ramaphosa had briefly left the chamber.

Chairperson of the national council of provinces Thandi Modise issued a stern rebuke, telling Lekota that his “amnesia” was amazing given that he had sat in Parliament since 1994 and had seen presidents leave the chamber when they needed to.

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