Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) leader Julius Malema launched a blistering attack on President Jacob Zuma - calling him a “blesser” who uses public resources to look after his four wives.On Wednesday the opposition party's leader visited Umjindi‚ Barberton in Mpumalanga as he continued his campaign across the country ahead of the August 3 local government elections.“Zuma‚ our president has become a blesser‚ (someone who uses his wealth to shower women with gifts) he is blessing his wives. We can't have a president who is a blesser‚” said Malema.Malema said the president had spent over R8 million on cars for his wives while the people of Umjindi lived in poverty.His scathing attack on the president did not end there‚ with Malema also saying that future children would urinate on Zuma's grave when he dies.He also said the opposition party would bring an end to corruption in the province‚ once it was in power.“We come here not to ask for 10 years (to lead the country)‚ we only want fiv...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now