Members of EFF's Parliamentary caucus have walked out of the National Assembly during President Jacob Zuma’s question and answer session.
National Assembly Deputy speaker Lechesa Tsenoli called EFF MPs disruptive and asked leader Julius Malema, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, Godrich Gardee and others to leave.
The entire EFF contingent stood up and left the House in solidarity.
#ZumaQnA Breaking: All of the EFF MPs are walking out of the chamber. RE— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) August 31, 2017
#ZumaQnA Tsenoli: all of you members on your feet...leave. RE— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) August 31, 2017
#ZumaQnA Lechesa Tsenoli asking Sergeant-at-arms to remove Ndlozi and Gardee. RE— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) August 31, 2017
The red berets have boycotted Zuma’s previous appearances, saying they don’t recognise him as the country’s head of state.
The EFF made their return to the House after a lengthy boycott of Zuma’s oral reply sessions, reporst EWN's Gaye Davis.
We were expecting fireworks because the EFF is back in the House in their red-overalled glory, determined at the very start of the session not to let the President speak at all.— Gaye Davis, Parliamentary correspondent for EWN
The EFF believe that Zuma is a constitutional delinquent and say he is not a legitimate president following the Constitutional Court’s Nkandla ruling.
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The EFF wants Zuma to face disciplinary committee.
They raised several points of order and points of privilege insisting that Zuma to be held to account and prevented him from speaking.
It took 30 minutes before Zuma made his first reply, Davis explains.
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