Johannesburg – USekela Ngqongqoshe weMfundo ePhakeme, uMduduzi Manana, usexolise ‘ngokungenambandela’ futhi ‘uyazisola kakhulu’ ngesigameko okusolwa kuso ukuthi ushaye owesifazane endaweni yobumnandi, iCubana, njengoba kulokhu kukhula ukugxekwa kwakhe.
“Ngifisa ukuxolisa ngokungenambandela ku-Ms Mandisa Duma, umndeni wakhe, uhulumeni waseNingizimu Afrika kanye nabantu bonke baseNingizimu Afrika, kanye nabesifazane ikakhulukazi, ngesigameko esenzeke eCubana restaurant eFourways ngempelasonto.
“Phezu kokuhlokolozwa okukhulu, bekufanele ngizibambe. Lesi sigameko esiyihlazo akumele siphinde senzeke. Ngiyazi ukuthi isenzo sami kanye nesabantu abebenami siphoxile futhi sahlukumeza abantu abaningi ezweni. Njengomholi bekufanele ngazi kangcono futhi ngenze kangcono.
ngokuthi, uma ngabe isikhathi sesifanele, ngizophinde ngixhumane no-Ms Duma
kanye nomndeni wakhe ukuze ngixolise, ngibhekane nokwenzekile futhi ngibhekane
“Ngizophinde ngihlangane nenhlangano yami, i-ANC, kanye noMengameli Jacob Zuma ukuze nginikeze okuphelele ngesigameko.
Khonamanjalo i-EFF inxuse uManana ukuthi azinikele emaphoyiseni kulandela ukuvela kwalezi zinsolo zokushaya.
Zizwele ngezansi ingxoxo phakathi kukaManana nomfowabo wesisulu:
Dep Min of Edu assulted my sister last night. This is not the kind of behavior we expect from "so-called leaders" It's disgusting!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/FLe7fykfMA— IG : luyandaduma (@Luwanda_Duma) August 6, 2017
This is not new behavior by #MduduziManana a year ago he assualted and threatened one of my female MP's in Parliament. Case opened no action— John Steenhuisen MP (@jsteenhuisen) August 7, 2017
We are aware that an assault case has been opened & that SABC journalist, Lumko Jimlongo has made a statement of witnessing the incident— South African Gov (@GovernmentZA) August 7, 2017
The law must take its course. We are clear when it comes to gender-based violence. The victim must get out protection. Good morning— RSA Police Minister (@MbalulaFikile) August 7, 2017
We call on all men to respect women & stop all forms of abuse. Women of our country dont feel safe anywhere including in their homes— #EFFTurns4 (@EFFSouthAfrica) August 7, 2017
EFF Calls on Deputy Minister Mdu Manana to hand himself to the Police. https://t.co/3a2JIYqz2F— #EFFTurns4 (@EFFSouthAfrica) August 7, 2017
Deputy Minister #MduduziManana: I will subject myself fully to the process of the law and give it my full cooperation.— South African Gov (@GovernmentZA) August 7, 2017
Deputy Minister #MduduziManana: I will also meet with my organisation, the ANC, and President Zuma to give a full account of the incident.— South African Gov (@GovernmentZA) August 7, 2017