Mbete sorry for remark about Julius

BY CHARL BOSCH - FEBRUARY 18, 2015

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has apologised for referring to Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, as a cockroach.

In an official statement, Mbete, who is also the ruling African National Congress’ (ANC) Chairperson, said that the comments she made during a party Provincial Party Conference in North West over the weekend, were inappropriate.

“The manner in which they came across was unfortunate and regrettable. I withdraw my remarks unreservedly. I apologise unconditionally, to South Africans, to Parliament and Honourable Julius Malema for any hurt or harm I may have caused,” she said.

 

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