I can die happy, says Juju

2016-06-15 06:00
JULIUS MALEMA, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), addresses supporters outside the Charles Mopeli Stadium in Qwaqwa on Friday, 10 June.                                                                 Photo: Tladi Moloi

JULIUS MALEMA, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), addresses supporters outside the Charles Mopeli Stadium in Qwaqwa on Friday, 10 June. Photo: Tladi Moloi

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QWAQWA. – “I am not here to buy your votes, but I am here to enlighten you. Do the right thing and vote for the EFF. You must do it for your children. Even if I die tomorrow, I will die a happy man, because I have met you and I was able to speak to you. Your children will know that I spoke to you and they will come and salute my grave.”

These were the words of Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), when he addressed party supporters outside the Charles Mopeli Stadium in Qwaqwa on Friday, 10 June.

He told supporters, who were decked out in the colour red, that they should vote the ANC government out of Maluti-a-Phofung, because it belongs to the EFF.

“Just give us a chance. We want to fix this municipality. We have defeated Jacob Zuma, and Vusi Tshabalala is nothing. This is our municipality. Qwaqwa is the home of the EFF. Maluti-a-Phofung belongs to the EFF.

“There is no one who will bring change here except the EFF and if you don’t vote for the EFF, you are voting against change.

“You’re voting against those who died at Marikana. You’re voting against Andries Tatane,” he said.

He said he would like to come back on 4 August to celebrate with the party’s followers should they claim Maluti-a-Phofung.

“I want to come back here on 4 August. But that is only going to happen if you win this municipality for us. We will be celebrating the victory. You must tell that mayor that he should start to pack his things, because we are taking the municipality.

“We are going to send all the corrupt ANC officials to jail. They have all learnt from their father, Jacob Zuma, who stole the money of the poor. We can’t do anything with their corruption, but we should remove them from the government,” said the vocal leader.

He urged them to stop voting for the yellow and green party.

“You should stop voting for the yellow T-shirt. They are going to give you food parcels to buy your votes. You should not be fooled.

“We want to give you jobs so that you can use that money for whatever you want. You should vote for the future of your children.

“We want to give your land back. You are nothing without land. Land is everything. Without land, you’ve got no identity,” he said.

He said they should not just accept things as they come.

“You must ask difficult questions. You must make them know that the time to play with the mind of black people is over.

“We are not responsible and ready to fight for our lives,” Malema concluded.

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