Govt can't do its job - Malema

2014-12-14 13:58
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Bloemfontein - Government is incapable of doing its job, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Sunday.

"The state cannot build schools, it cannot produce power or build schools," Malema told delegates at the party's inaugural elective conference at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein.

"We need a state that can function and discharge its duties for the benefit of our people."

Malema said government, led by President Jacob Zuma, was riddled with corruption.

"The current government, committed to protecting corruption, steals money and uses all institutions like Parliament to not account."

The country would degenerate into chaos if the African National Congress continued to govern.

"Those around the current president will get richer and more corrupt because they know, like him, they're immune from prosecution," Malema, the ANC Youth League's former leader, said to loud applause from delegates.

The EFF, formed more than a year ago, presents itself as the representative of the working class.

"The EFF represents a generation which is fighting to fulfil its mission. It is the vanguard of the poor."

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