Malema not blemish free

2016-04-12 06:00

EFF leader Julius Malema has become the toast of the nation after the Constitutional Court ruled against President Jacob Zuma and Parliament last Thursday.

Further plaudits flowed his way after he graduated with a bachelor’s degree, and deservedly so.

But let the nation not forget that this is also the Malema of On-Point Engineering, which was blacklisted by the Treasury from doing business with the state for five years after securing a R52 million tender in questionable circumstances.

This is also the Malema who racked up a R16 million tax bill on a R30 000 a month salary.

Malema has done well to follow the Nkandla matter all the way to the Constitutional Court, but let us not pretend that his rise to becoming a member of Parliament has been blemish-free.


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