Party leaders requests to meet with Ramaphosa over the dysfunctional state of South Africa’s state security apparatus and the risk this poses to the country’s security.
Leaders of opposition parties represented in Parliament have expressed “deep concern” over the dysfunctional state of South Africa’s state security apparatus and the risk this poses to the country’s security.
Political leaders from different political parties – the United Democratic Movement (UDM) Democratic Alliance (DA), Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), among others – met in Cape Town on Tuesday in a meeting convened by UDM leader Bantu Holomisa.
The meeting discussed issues of national importance related to state security, the implementation of investigative reports, the national state of disaster, coalition governments, growing anti-immigrant sentiments in South Africa and parliamentary processes.
The meeting resolved to request a meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa and National Assembly Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to discuss these issues and other urgent matters facing Parliament and the country.
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