‘We rescued Julius Malema from political dustbin’

2015-02-15 16:21

Lufuno Gogoro , a self-proclaimed founder of the EFF, says he and others worked hard to get Julius Malema on board after coming up with the idea for the EFF.

"He was down and out at the time. We rescued him from the political dustbin because we believed in him and that South African politics could not lose such a young, brilliant politician - but we were wrong," Gogoro told City Press.

"We believed he had learnt from his mistakes and would turn out to be a good leader - but how wrong we were."

Read the full interview here.

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