Johannesburg - Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius
Malema is grateful that the ANC expelled him from the party, The Star reported
Speaking to a crowd in Moloto, Mpumalanga on Monday, he
said: "We want to thank the ANC for expelling Julius Malema.
"Without that, we would not have known the true
revolution. The ANC only talks about positions... but we speak of true
messages. We thank them for expelling us. It was a nice thing," Malema was
quoted as saying.
Malema, who headed the ruling party's youth league, was
expelled in 2012 after he was found guilty of sowing divisions within the
He promised the Moloto community that he would deliver on
reportedly unfulfilled promises President Jacob Zuma made to them in 2011.
"We spoke about this killer road (while) speaking about
the suffering of the people here," Malema said, referring to the notorious
"Here is the road killing people day in and day out,
but nothing is being done."
He promised to expand the road and construct a railway line
which would link Limpopo, Gauteng and Mpumalanga.
"We will introduce a speed train to transport you to
Pretoria in less than 30 minutes," Malema said.