Whites must join EFF – Malema

File photo: EFF leader, Julius Malema dancing while singing revolutionary songs with Adv Dali Mpofu. Picture: Nyambeni Mandiwana.

File photo: EFF leader, Julius Malema dancing while singing revolutionary songs with Adv Dali Mpofu. Picture: Nyambeni Mandiwana.

EFF leader Julius Malema on Saturday called on white people to join the party to get their hands on land.

“White people must join the struggle for land,” he said.

“Only two percent of whites own land. If they want land, they must join EFF.”

Malema was addressing residents of Stofel Park in Mamelodi, east of Pretoria, during the unveiling of the party’s election truck.

He said the Economic Freedom Fighters was not a non-whites party but a vanguard for the working class.

“That includes the white workers,” he said.

Malema was mobbed by supporters when he arrived at the sports ground.

Supporters wearing red berets and T-shirts sang and danced with him.

He also told residents that they were to blame for the lack of services in the area.

“These roads are like this because you’re to blame,” he said.

“You have been voting for the same people.”

Malema was addressing hundreds of supporters who had gathered for the launch of the party’s elections truck.

He told residents that the power was in their hands to bring change and improve their lives.

There was no water, electricity, toilets or decent roads in the area.

Malema said the fact that government had no money should not be used as an excuse to not deliver services.

“Government might not have money but they [can] caterpillar trucks to flatten roads to make them usable.”

He urged residents to change their votes and go with a party that would deliver.

“The reason you’re here is because you keep on voting for the same people.

“Change is you — change your vote,” he said.

Malema addressed residents as part of his election campaign.

The national general elections would be held on May 7.

– Sapa

 

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