Advocate Rod Solomons, Convener, SA First Forum says the turnout of today's anti Zuma protests exceeded his expectations. Solomons had initially expected 8000 people to march and is pleasantly surprised that more turned up.
That's what happens when you empower ordinary people to take a stand on their own.— Advocate Rod Solomons, SA First Forum
I think a lot of the businesses came together, people where innovative. It just shows that people are fed up.— Advocate Rod Solomons, SA First Forum
Solomons extends his gratitude to the small group of organisers and Cape Townians at large.
It was amazing.— Advocate Rod Solomons, Convener, SA First Forum
I think the key now is to obliviously manage expectations. The President and his cronies are not going to take this lying down. And people can't expect that they are going to step down immediately.— Advocate Rod Solomons, Convener, SA First Forum
Solomons says he now wants to focus on building the capacity that will enable people to hold their leaders accountable.
A people united can never be divided, a people united can never be defeated.— Advocate Rod Solomons, Convener, SA First Forum
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