Zuma has not accepted invite to SONA – Modise

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- all4women.co.za | 6 months ago

Parliament has made no special plans in case the EFF disrupts next week’s State of the Nation Address, while former president Jacob Zuma has not accepted his invitation… Parliament’s presiding officers, speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete and chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise, addressed the media on the preparations for next Thursday’s event.

They also revealed that the budget for this year’s event is 47% less than last year’s budget, and that former president Jacob Zuma had been invited, but had not accepted the invitation. Last week, as allegations of corruption with regards to Bosasa continued to grow by the day, EFF leader Julius Malema warned that “chaos could erupt again at this year’s SONA” if President Cyril Ramaphosa didn’t come clean about his dealings with the company.

Asked if they had received any communication from the EFF regarding questions for Ramaphosa on Thursday, Modise said: “No, we have not.

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