Individuals from the uMkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) have voiced their annoyance against what they portray as the nonstop disappointment by the ANC government to remember them as freedom warriors.
"We are the main conflict veterans that benefit nothing out of Africa. Military veterans that battled for freedom in Angola, Namibia and Tanzania are wealthy aside from just in South Africa," MKMVA Johannesburg local secretary-general Thanduxolo Dyodo said.
He was talking outside Luthuli House on Friday where MKMVA individuals gave an update of requests to the ANC administration.
The fights comes fourteen days before the 60th commemoration of the establishing of uMkhonto weSizwe.
The requests remembered insights regarding the specific date for which a gathering would be held according to President Cyril Ramaphosa idea last month.
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At that point, Ramaphosa said: "We should give thought and regard just as guarantee that we take care of their prosperity however much we can. This is the sort of thing not really settled to guarantee occurs."
However, MKMVA individuals said they are worn out on submitting letters to the ANC and not getting any reaction.
"We have mining shares yet we are disbanded, what will happen to the offers that we should get?"
In getting the letter of requests, ANC public leader advisory group part and Deputy Minister of Human Settlement, Water and Sanitation David Mahlobo expressed gratitude toward the individuals for a tranquil walk and guaranteed them that their requirements would be taken care of.
"On Sunday we are having a gathering... (it will incorporate) friends that are relegated by the NEC to be the preliminary board. (They will) guarantee that answers are given before the festival of the commemoration," Mahlobo said.
He further showed that he would likewise raise the complaints with other senior authorities.
In the interim, the rundown of requests postponed by the MKMVA additionally include:
1. Prompt input on the interaction to address the government assistance of previous MK individuals.
2. A political will to guarantee the making of an independent service for Military Veterans is set up and
3. Prompt execution of the Military Veterans Act.
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