DA launches court bid to block swearing in of new Cabinet ministers
The DA says it will be heading to the High Court to stop the swearing in of new ministers which were announced during the cabinet reshuffle.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane briefed media on the recent developments on Friday morning.
We'll this afternoon file papers in the WC High Court seeking an urgent interdict to halt the swearing in of Zuma’s compromised Cabinet.— Mmusi Maimane (@MmusiMaimane) March 31, 2017
He says that the call to remove President Jacob Zuma must come from South African citizens and all political parties, including ANC MPs.
At the same time, the DA has tabled a motion of no confidence in Zuma.
Parliament has noted that it has received the request.
#DACourt Maimane: Next Friday I call on all South Africans to gather and march to Luthuli House to call on ANC to remove Zuma.— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) March 31, 2017
Read the full DA statement below:
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