Gumede calls for war, tells supporters that ANC is being attacked
Former eThekwini mayor and suspended member of the provincial legislature, Zandile Gumede who appeared in court docket at present claimed the case leveled towards her is an assault on the African Nationwide Congress (ANC).
Gumede appeared within the Durban Industrial Crimes Courtroom with 16 co-accused to face corruption prices on Thursday.
She is accused of being linked to tender fraud amounting to over R400 million.
Nonetheless, she denied being concerned in tender fraud.
The court docket postponed the case to December 10 to permit the State safe a forensic audit report on the case.
After the court docket listening to, she addressed her supporters who had been outdoors rooting for her.
She instructed her supporters that enemies are focusing on ANC by way of her.
She made it recognized that she was the initially the goal for being a robust lady chief however now, the ANC is.
“We’re at conflict; however this conflict isn’t focusing on Zandile Gumede, it’s the ANC that’s below assault.”
Gumede mentioned that her supporters are usually not solely supporting her however defending the ANC.
“By taking a stand towards circumstances like this, comrades in eThekwini and different areas will save the ANC.”
She additionally insisted that she had nothing to do with the tender as a result of being a politician restricted her from accessing the tender processes