Zuma promises radical economic transformation at local government summit

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter, was at the third Presidential Local Government Summit in Midrand on Thursday, where President Jacob Zuma addressed the crowds.

Manyathela says President Zuma messages to officials was to ensure transformation in local government.

The President saying the focus of local government must be on radical economic transformation.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

He says they must ensure that municipalities are transformed.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

He also took some time to speak about this economic transformation, saying for his remaining term in government the focus will be on this radical social economic transformation.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

According to him, this radical economic transformation is the fundamental change in the structure, systems, institutions and pattern of ownership management and control of the economy in favour of South African's, especially the poor.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

Manyathela says President Zuma's remarks are the core of his rhetoric.

For the full report of the Presidential Local Government Summit listen to the audio:

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