UDM calls on ANC to decide on Zuma’s future

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United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa has called on the African National Congress (ANC) to use its National Executive Committee meeting on Wednesday to decide on the future of President Jacob Zuma.

President Zuma announced on Tuesday night he will institute a Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. The inquiry will be headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, as recommended by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

This emanates from the Pretoria High Court ruling that the findings of former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her State of Capture Report were binding.

Holomisa says the back and forth legal challenges by the President against the report is an embarrassment for the governing party.

“The people who are on trial as we speak are the ANC. We know that the ANC and Zuma never wanted this inquiry. Had it not been for the opposition to challenge the release of the report in the ConCourt, this process that you are seeing no would not have seen the light,” says Holomisa.

“So the best best for them is just to recall Zuma, We have been telling them but they are dragging their feet, wasting our time, creating uncertainty, creating anxiety among South Africans,” says Holomisa.

Holomisa says the report of the commission of inquiry into state capture will bring to light who to hold accountable.

“We want to know exactly how the money has been taken out of the country. Who were used to panel those funds both in SOEs, PIC’s, IDC’s you name it and also that these nauseating emails that have been published must be investigated as well, so that we restore the lost credibility because of this expose. Where there is evidence those ones must be sent to court immediately,” says Holomisa.