Malema sneaks in another 'pay back the money'

2015-02-17 16:10
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You use hooligan tactics - Malema to President Zuma

2015-02-17 17:07

Mr President; there is no doubt that you benefited from work done at Nkandla - but it's a question for another day - that's how Julius Malema opened his address at the State of the Nation debate on Tuesday. Watch.WATCH

Cape Town - The debate in Parliament on the State of the Nation address began on a robust note on Tuesday as EFF leader Julius Malema again implored President Jacob Zuma to "pay back the money" misspent on his private home at Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal.

Minutes after the DA told Zuma he "broke Parliament" last Thursday when police forcibly removed EFF MPs from the National Assembly, Malema said in his speech this had happened because Zuma refused to admit that he had been enriched by the Nkandla upgrade.

"There is no doubt you unduly benefited... you must pay back the money," he said.

Malema went on to claim that the struggle for economic liberation was the political legacy of the ANC Youth League, from which he was expelled after falling out with Zuma, but that the president and the ruling party sought to appropriate it.

"Failure to quote that it started under our leadership is plagiarism," he said.

He said the true state of the nation was that the president had failed the poor and resorted to violence to silence his elected political opponents.

"You shall be known as the president who brought violence right from Marikana to this Parliament

"You use hooliganism to silence the opposition."

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