As preparations for the State of the Nation (Sona) address get underway, the secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana has promised no disruptions.
Since Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) MPs were forcibly ejected last year, the party says that security measures at the event shield the President from accounting to his accounts.
We believe that the security processes and the entire miasma surrounding Sona is meant to protect President Jacob Zuma from accountability.— Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, EFF Spokesperson
Listen to the full conversation on The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:
Every time he speaks, the rand falls. His deficiencies have had that kind of impact on the daily lives of our people.— Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, EFF Spokesperson
They are doing all this to try and shield him from the EFF's aim to hold him accountable.— Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, EFF Spokesperson
They are trying to absolve Jacob Zuma... we can't allow that.— Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, EFF Spokesperson