EFF tells 'Mr Zupta' to sit down

2016-02-11 19:49
(Jenna Etheridge, News24)

(Jenna Etheridge, News24)

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Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma was called "Mr Zupta" by EFF whip and secretary general Godrich Gardee when he was given time to raise a point of order during the State of the Nation adress on Thursday.

Gardee's point of order focused on Zuma's firing of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister in December, replacing him with the little known Des van Rooyen at the time.

Opposition parties seemed to have a clear strategy to continuously disrupt the president's speech.

Congress of the People president Mosioua Lakota led his party out of the chamber earlier, after he was ordered to leave, following his point of order in which he said Zuma was no longer honorable.

Read more on:    eff  |  jacob zuma  |  cape town  |  politics  |  state of the nation 2016  |  parliament 2016

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