ANC leaders fixated on power instead of duty to serve - stalwart Cheryl Carolus

ANC stalwart Cheryl Carolus has lambasted members of the ruling party for their sense of entitlement and their misplaced preoccupation with power.

Carolus says it is frightening to see the levels of tolerance towards the ANC's degeneration.

This comes after allegations of assault involving deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana.

Read: Mduduzi Manana apologises

I think we are in very scary place.

Cheryl Carolus, ANC stalwart

Carolus says many government officials have confused their sacred mandate with power and authority.

Also read: Zuma using his platform in divisive, un-ANC way, says stalwart Cheryl Carolus

We [ANC] see ourselves as rulers, rather than custodians. We use a citizens vote as a license to real, rather than as a responsibility to serve.

Cheryl Carolus, ANC stalwart

We have to be decisive and relentless in reclaiming the soul of our nation. We want our country back and I want my ANC back.

Cheryl Carolus, ANC stalwart

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