Cope, EFF ditch DA's Limpopo march

The Democratic Alliance led a march in Limpopo calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down.

The march was supposed to be a multi-party march, a continuation of the march to union building last week, but Cope and EFF pulled out at the eleventh hour leaving DA to go it alone.

DA provincial spokesperson, Solly Malatsi says they've handed over the memorandum to the provincial treasury MEC, Rob Tooley.

Malatsi rubbished claims that the EFF and Cope were not consulted about the march and were surprised to hear from the parties provincial leaders that they would be pulling out without any explanations.

He says Cope said they had challenges with mobilising their supporters and paying for their transport to join the march.

None the less the march proceeded. We had approximately 1500 people.

Solly Malatsi, DA provincial spokesperson

Malatsi says the discussion on details of the march started as early as 10 April in which all parties were involved. He says claims of non-consultation came as a surprise.

Of course it should be a mutli party march but if other parties choose to fall back the fight continues.

Solly Malatsi, DA provincial spokesperson

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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Cope, EFF ditch DA's Limpopo march


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