Zuma keeps proving he is not fit to be President - Pityana

President Jacob Zuma has done everything to prove that he is not fit to lead the country, says Save South Africa convenor Sipho Pityana.

Pityana has addressed hundreds of people at St George's Cathedral in Cape Town where Save SA presented its so-called “Real State of the Nation Address”.

The group aims to give a voice to ordinary citizens who are calling for a corruption-free government.

Pityana told the crowd he hopes that President Zuma's leadership comes to an end soon.

Pityana says Parliament is failing to meet its responsibility by not holding Zuma to account, despite violating supreme law.

He says National Assembly Speaker should not address Jacob Zuma as Honorable, as he is not.

Pityana says Zuma did not "survive" the ConCourt ruling which handed down a scathing judgment on his handling of the Nkandla payment saga.

He says Parliament too has an obligation to correct the error their ways after the ConCourt ruled that National Assembly acted inconsistently with the Constitution over the matter.

Pityana says the House must re-open discussions to address the ConCourt ruling, the Public Protector's report, remedial action and Zuma's transgressions of Constitutional obligations.

The Save South Africa convenor says he hopes Thursday will be President Jacob Zuma’s last State of the Nation Address.

He says active citizens, particularly young people, need to continue to mobilise and organise towards the removal of Zuma and accountable leadership.

Take a listen to his interview with 702 presenter Redi Tlhabi:

Also listen to Pityana in conversation with Eusebius Mckaiser:


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