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Opposition parties will "nail" Zuma, even if Nkandla bill gets settled - analyst

Opposition parties are unhappy after National Treasury told the Constitutional Court that President Jacob Zuma is liable to pay almost R8 million for the upgrades to his Nkandla homestead.

If the Constitutional Court agrees that R7.8 million is a fair amount, President Zuma will have 45 days to pay back the money.

While the legal battle may be drawing to a close, political analyst Lesiba Teffo says that the political struggle may be far from over.

There is a strong sense that the quantum declared may not be sufficient.

Professor Lesiba Teffo, political analyst

He says that opposition parties will do their best to draw out the Nkandla matter ahead of the municipal elections in August.

They will try to milk that as far as possible... There is still a basis to go after the president, morally... In addition to the contradictory statements he made along the way.

Professor Lesiba Teffo, political analyst

According to Teffo, opposition parties will do everything in their power to hold him accountable and try remove him from office.

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