Death, taxes, and EFF members being physically ejected from Parliament: There was pandemonium during a sitting of the National Assembly in Cape Town this afternoon, after several Red Berets caused an almighty amount of disruption.
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The disgruntled politicians weren’t ready to let Cyril Ramaphosa deliver his speech on the Presidency’s Budget Vote for 2022. Those present in the chambers routinely raised points or order, before hurling insults towards the head of state and interrupting others.
The altercations pushed the start time of the president’s speech back, and the House Speaker struggled to regain control on Thursday. Resorting to drastic measures, security was called in to remove the EFF members from their seats in Parliament.
WATCH: EFF MEMBERS EJECTED FROM PARLIAMENT
Parliamentary guards whisked away a handful of those in red overalls, with a majority of the EFF only tuning in via video link. The cameras may have been turned off, but there was nothing ‘inactive’ about their microphones:
— Central News (@fscentralnews) June 9, 2022