The leader of a South African opposition party is making waves for calling on mobs to turn their anger over continued economic disenfranchisement on the country’s wealthy white minority as opposed to foreign African nationals.
Economic Freedom Fighters ( EFF) leader, Julius Malema, said the mob should turn its attention to what he said was the true source of their problems: South Africa’s ruling class, its white minority.
Johannesburg has been plagued in recent times by mob violence, targeting businesses owned by foreigners from other African countries, Newsweek reports. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa condemned the violence, but the leader of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters party took things one step further.
And he pointed the finger at the country’s ruling political party, the African National Congress (ANC), as being enablers.
According to a rally held a Johannesburg suburb, the parliamentarian insisted that Nigerians were not the problem and even if the foreigners were to go today, there will still be no job
The Nigerian government had asked its citizens who wished to leave SA to join a free flight provided by Air Peace which would depart on Friday, September 16, 2019.