'Reckless and irresponsible' - MP's respond to ANC, EFF confrontation in Parliament

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- news24.com | 2 weeks ago

Several MPs from various political parties have denounced an altercation that marred an induction session in Parliament on Wednesday.

News24 earlier reported that at least seven red-clad EFF MPs were seen in front of the ANC's benches pushing other MPs around over a disagreement. The confrontation between ANC and EFF MPs had to be defused by an angry National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise.

According to DA MP Annelie Lotriet, who chaired the session to introduce new and returning MPs to the mechanics of legislating and lawmaking, EFF MP Makoti Khawula had used the opportunity to taunt and attack the ANC.

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