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President Jacob Zuma.
President Jacob Zuma.

ZUMA Statue: A monument to corruption and unemployment, is the header of the Democratic Alliance statement: “The North West government’s tender, numbered CATA116/2016, to sculpt and build an enormous statue of Jacob Zuma, is a disgraceful waste of public money that will leave us with nothing more than a monument to corruption and unemployment.”

And yes, I’d agree with just about everything else you say there, Joe McGluwa (MPL DA NW leader). “To the people of Gopane, Zeerust, a statue of Jacob Zuma will go nowhere to solve their critical need for services, as water supply fails daily, waste water treatment plants lie unusable and broken, and the inhumane bucket system still plagues our people.”

But not with this: “…the North West wants to spend R6 million of public money to erect a statue …”

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