We are not in agreement, just offering votes - Malema

2016-08-17 13:40

Johannesburg - Julius Malema says there is no political agreement between the Economic Freedom Fighters and the parties they are giving their votes to in councils.

"There is no agreement, we have offered them support," said Malema.

He said the party chose to do that as they were not power hungry and not after positions. He said he wanted the people to elect the EFF into power through proper channels.

"We are saying let the EFF not assume power through a method that is not a popular mandate. The people must say you deserve it. If not it means the people have rejected what you stand for. We do not suffer from uncontrollable ambitions for power. We will influence the municipalities from opposition benches," said Malema.

He rejoiced when he said they were happy that President Jacob Zuma would be working and living in municipalities run by another organisations.

"What makes me happy is that Zuma is staying in a municipality not run by the ANC, working in a municipality not run by the ANC," he said.

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