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Cope Leader Fires Shots At Jacob Zuma, See RET Cdes Reaction

President Jacob Zuma's former press secretary Dennis Bloem blames Zuma for the current state of affairs in South Africa and has taken potshots at him.

They outraged Zuma's supporters who said that the COPE secretary's remarks were merely an attempt to blame the former president while their movement was dying of natural causes.

He believed that ex-president Jacob Zuma shouldn't be president, and he warned of the dangers of his candidacy, as Dennis Bloem put it. Despite the fact that Zuma has been out of power for five years, many South Africans continue to blame him for the country's woes.

"In a word, the country is in a mess. When we warned in Polokwane in 2007 that putting Jacob Zuma and other leaders in office would be a mistake, look what has happened since then.

There were no takers, and the country elected Jacob Zuma as its next president; look what has happened since. It's heartbreaking to watch what's going on, "Bloem made the comment.

To the contrary, those who support Zuma claim that no amount of negative publicity about their leader will convince them to change their minds. However, the two-seat political party has retaliated against the COPE leader, claiming he is enraged because his party has not grown over the years.

"We will not be deterred from our support for President Zuma by any form of misinformation. The truth is that under President Zuma, we witnessed a great deal of progress in the areas of infrastructure, youth empowerment, and development. In reality, under Ramaphosa, we are in a worse state than before he took office, having constructed decent courts and a slew of shopping complexes "they asserted

Dennis Bloem is also worn out and needs to step down along with Lekota, according to other ANC members. "It seems he's still hurt and has anger towards the branches of the ANC who elected Jacob Zuma to be the ANC President," another ANC member said.

Mosiuoa Lekota has been in the post for too long and is now too old to continue heading COPE, according to Dennis Bloem, a member of the group.


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