Bongani Bingwa on Zuma: "Depart, I say.In the name of God, go!"

With the mounting pressure for President Jacob Zuma to give in and go, 702's Bongani Bingwa has made his own plea for the president to resign.

Even if Zuma were to confess to more than we know, even if he were to cough up every cent and sing an aria about his involvement in state capture, the arms deal and any other nefarious activity, the law would still have to take its course, says Bingwa.

How did we get here? What was the lowest point of the Zuma presidency? Was it the very beginning? When a man facing over 700 charges of corruption and racketeering just weeks before was sworn in as guardian of the republic?

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast show host

Was it Nenegate? Nkandlagate? Marikana?

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast show host

I certainly might not be able to speak so freely. But I can. And it is a freedom I do not take lightly.It is a freedom that allows me to say: Mr President you have sat too long for any good you have been doing lately. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!

Bongani Bingwa, Breakfast show host

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