Wednesday’s meeting at the national Assembly turned out to be chaotic as the EFF MPs were ordered out of the house after some of the MPs got into a fight during a session.
The EFF’s member of the parliament were said to have started the chaos as they prevented president Zuma from making his speech and ordered him to leave the house.
President Zuma was to present the presidency’s budget vote this afternoon at the house but was disrupted by the EFF who have vowed not to allow him enter the house again because to them, he had violated the constitution and his oath of office and should not be seen around the house.
After much efforts to have the party members sated in order to kick start the meeting, proved abortive, the National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete summoned Parliament’s protection services to remove the EFF MPs.
Some of the members went without a struggle as they were heard saying: “We are going to throw water in your face.” Others had to be forcibly removed from the house.
Earlier the EFF called for the president to be forbidden to address the National Assembly because he had violated the Constitution, and was again facing corruption charges.
“Zuma must step down because he is no longer the president of this country‚” Malema said in the wake of the Constitutional Court judgment on the public protector’s report on Nkandla.
“If Zuma is continuing to stay in office‚ he leaves us no choice but to use practical ways to remove him‚” Malema added.
EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu said he had written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete asking that she not allow Mr Zuma to speak while the Democratic Alliance (DA) demanded that the president open his speech with an apology to the people of South Africa.
Watch as the EFF were Forcibly removed from today’s meeting at the National Assembly