Buthelezi against mobilisation of public to remove Zuma
Sun, 10 Apr 2016 16:04:00
Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has warned against canvassing the public to remove President Jacob Zuma.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has threatened to mobilise society in a bid to remove the President.
Buthelezi says involving the masses in a campaign to remove the President may create political unrest in the country.
“Of course it is good for civil society to be active but at the same time I think we should be aware that it is a risk because this can easily get out of hand. But as far as the image is concerned of course people are concerned about the image that is created by the involvement of the President in this issue of Nkandla. But at the same time I think our people should be very careful something that extra Parliamentary which they start may burn the country down.”
Speaking during his voter registration, Buthelezi says he is pleased at the turn-out of young people at voter registration stations in Umlazi township south of Durban. He says the future of the country lies in the hands of young people.
Buthelezi says despite challenges like the high unemployment rate among the youth countrywide, they are still registering to vote.
“I must say I am extremely encouraged especially in this particular district because our young people have come out in large numbers.”
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