EFF vow to hold Zuma no confidence debate in place of Sona

EFF leader Julius Malema has vowed that Thursday's State of the Nation Address (Sona) will be replaced with a debate the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.

Read: Opposition parties call for Sona to be postponed pending Zuma's removal

The EFF and five other political parties have written to the Speaker of Parliament asking for Sona to be postponed.

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete rejected demands for a special sitting to debate a no-confidence motion before Sona.

Also read: Mbete: We will deliver State of the Nation Address with whoever is in office

Malema says the EFF is not willing to be addressed by someone who does not respect the Constitution, reports EWN's Clement Manyathela.

The EFF are saying if President Zuma insists on delivering Sona.. South Africans are going to see a motion of no confidence being debated live on TV.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

They are saying if Speaker of Parliament, whom they will meet tomorrow, sticks to her guns, then they will make sure that the motion is debated on Thursday as soon as Zuma takes to the podium.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

Take a listen to the EWN update:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : EFF vow to hold Zuma no confidence debate in place of Sona


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