Lekota expecting 'a bit of drama' in Parliament

2016-02-11 18:57
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Cape Town - Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota said on Thursday that he was expecting action in Parliament where President Jacob Zuma was to deliver his State of The Nation address. 

"Well, I think there is going to be a bit of drama," Lekota told News24 as he made his way onto the red carpet outside Parliament.

"I think there is going to be quite a bit of debate [on Zuma's ]... legitimacy to address the House. Surely there will be a lot of people, members, who will not be happy about the fact that he should stand there and try to address us." 

Deputy Minister of Agriculture Bheki Cele arrived in one of his signature fedora hats. Cele wore a blue hat which matched his wife's outfit. He said it was one of the 43 hats that he owned. 

Cele was more optimistic about Zuma's address. 

He said he hoped the president would touch on aspects of manufacturing, the problems in the mining industry, as well as agriculture.  

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