Hands off Makhosi Khoza
JOHANNESBURG - The internal disciplinary charges against vocal ANC MP Makhosi Khoza are uncalled for says former ANC treasurer general Mathews Phosa.
Phosa came to Khoza’s defence on Thursday calling for “sober” minds‚ saying he won’t be part of an organisation that is full of “zombies” where everyone agrees.
He was speaking on the sidelines of the Agri Western Cape’s annual congress in Rawsonville.
Phosa was one of the keynote speakers at the farming conference where issues on land and agriculture were discussed. “The measure of a mature democracy is not whether we all agree like zombies. It’s whether we are able to disagree and agree. That’s a measure of a mature democracy. A democracy of zombies‚ I don’t want to belong to.
“Therefore I think the drama around Makhosi (Khoza) is uncalled for. I think sober heads must prevail there. If comrades hold a different view‚ and there’s nothing wrong with it. Many people like Pravin have said it now. Pravin and I have said that you must listen to your conscience.