Zuma statue will be the Nkandla of the North West, says DA

The Citizen:

‘A statue of Jacob Zuma in Gopane is just as useless to the people of Gopane, as Nkandla is to the people of KwaZulu-Natal.’ The money to erect a President Jacob Zuma statue in Groot Marico in the North West should be spent on service delivery and job creation, the Democratic Alliance said on Thursday. “The six metre tall bronze statue of Jacob Zuma, which I have called a monument to corruption and unemployment, will be the Nkandla of the North West. The statue will be a multimillion-rand splurge of public money, to exult and deify Jacob Zuma, taking money from the public and leaving the people poorer,” said provincial leader Joe McGluwa… Read more

Image: Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters march to the Constitutional Court, 15 April 2016, in Johannesburg. Picture: Michel Bega