Now EFF's Shivambu is on the receiving end of MP's chanting 'pay back the money'

The VBS Bank saga cloud still hangs over the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)'s Deputy President Floyd Shivambu even as he took to the National Assembly on Tuesday.

The African National Congress (ANC) Members of Parliament (MPs) called on Shivambu to 'pay back the money' as he took to the podium during the debate on the Competition Amendment Bill.

Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh and callers discussed how the tables have turned and the shoe is on the other foot, and whether the bank should be saved at all.

READ: R10 million siphoned from VBS to Floyd Shivambu's personal account

We need to recover the money and the groups need to be sent to jail and then the discussion of saving VBS can then begin.

Morake, a caller

Antoine, another caller, says all he wants is to just caution South Africans in terms of the ANC and the EFF and the antics in Parliament.

On the one hand, you have people still blaming other people for money that has gone missing and then, on the other hand, save the bank, which is an honourable thing and yes ultimately it needs to be saved.

Antwaan, caller

I wonder what is the intentions of the ANC and EFF pre-election?

Antwaan, caller

Listen below to the full open line and hear the MPs chanting pay back the money:


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