EFF names Julius Malema as presidential candidate

2014-03-17 13:32

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema will be the party’s presidential candidate in the May 7 general elections.

The top 10 candidates on the EFF list are:

» Malema;

» Mpho Ramakatsa;

» Leigh-Ann Mathys;

» Floyd Shivambu;

» Hlengiwe Hlophe;

» Godrich Gardee;

» Magdalene Moonsamy;

» Mbuyiseno Ndlozi;

» Teboho Mokwele; and

» Andile Mngxitama.

Provincial premier candidates were also announced today.

Lawyer Dali Mpofu was named the EFF’s Gauteng premier candidate.

All nine candidates were formerly members of the ANC.

Malema told reporters in Joburg that members of the Socialist Party of Azania and the Black Consciousness Party would not stand independently.

“Their candidates shall be part of the EFF candidates’ list who hold dual membership,” Malema said.

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