Lekota’s ‘love child’ tears Cope apart

2014-04-13 10:04

Grumbling about Mosiuoa Lekota’s ­alleged affair with a fellow Congress of the People (Cope) caucus member is one of the main reasons the party has fallen apart.

Three senior Cope officials also told City Press this week that their leader’s alleged romantic ties to a senior party member, whose name is known to City Press, has been a bone of contention for at least a year.

“She is commonly known as the first lady,” said a caucus member who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Asked if she had ever had an intimate relationship with Lekota, the woman said: “No.” But she declined to confirm or deny whether her child, born in 2010, was his.

» Get City Press newspaper today for the full story, including why the woman says she and Lekota spend a lot of time together.

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