“They attempt to hide behind any of their own goals by attributing it to the legacy of their former leader.”
Holomisa was presenting his assessment of SA politics to the Cape Town Press Club on Tuesday. His presentation was billed as an alternative state of the nation‚ taking place two days before Ramaphosa is set to deliver his state of the nation address on Thursday.
Holomisa said ANC leaders had defended Zuma repeatedly during the opposition’s motions of no confidence against him. He noted that over 80% of the current ANC leadership was in the party’s national executive when Zuma was president.
“South Africans must remember that the removal of the African National Congress’s sponsored and monstrous head of state in 2018 was an initiative of the opposition parties‚ supported by a number of civil society organisations. This initiative was fiercely opposed by the ANC on all fronts.